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taeniopterus, Scarus Lesson [R. P.] (ex Desmarest) in Bory de Saint-Vincent 1829:244 (v. 15, RUA-S.) [Dictionnaire Classique d'Histoire Naturelle; ref. 3853] Cuba. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-1750. Figured in v. 17, 1831:Pl. 112. •Valid as Scarus taeniopterus Lesson 1829 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:209 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:156 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:394 [ref. 23827], Bellwood 1994:68 [ref. 19116], Cervigón 1994:39 [ref. 24488], Aguilera 1998:52 [ref. 24221], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:300 [ref. 25013], Parenti & Randall 2000:59 [ref. 24943], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:164 [ref. 27754], Moura et al. 2001:509 [ref. 25371], Collette et al. 2003:116 [ref. 26784], Westneat 2003:1733 [ref. 27105], Smith et al. 2003:45 [ref. 27621], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:537 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:161 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:64 [ref. 33341], Robertson et al. 2016:147 [ref. 34961]). Current status: Valid as Scarus taeniopterus Lesson 1829. Scaridae: Scarinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.