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ferrugineus, Scarus Forsskål [P. S.] 1775:29, x [Descriptiones animalium (Forsskål); ref. 1351] Dahab, northwestern coast of Gulf of Aqaba, Sinai, Egypt, Red Sea, depth 12 meters. Neotype: BPBM 18158. Neotype designated by Randall & Ormond 1978:245 [ref. 21371]. •Valid as Scarus ferrugineus Forsskål 1775 -- (Randall & Ormond 1978:245 [ref. 21371], Randall & Bruce 1983:16 [ref. 5412], Dor 1984:214 [ref. 29757], Randall et al. 1994:234 [ref. 21645], Bellwood 1994:67 [ref. 19116], Goren & Dor 1994:56 [ref. 25356], Carpenter et al. 1997:201 [ref. 23922], Randall 1995:296 [ref. 22896], Parenti & Randall 2000:56 [ref. 24943], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S115 [ref. 27377], Golani & Fricke 2018:132 [ref. 36273], Zajonz et al. 2019:91 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Scarus ferrugineus Forsskål 1775. Scaridae: Scarinae. Distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden, Socotra and Gulf of Oman to Persian Gulf. Habitat: marine.