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rhinorhynchos, Petroskirtes Bleeker [P.] 1852:273 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 3 (no. 2); ref. 16825] Wahai, northern Ceram, Indonesia. Lectotype: RMNH 26470 [ex RMNH 4770]. Paralectotypes: RMNH 4770 (1 of several). Original genus should have been Petroscirtes. Original as rhinorhijnchos, Dutch ij = y. Spelled Petroscirtes rhinorhynchus by Günther 1861:230 [ref. 1964]. Misspelled rhynorhynchos by authors. Lectotype established by Dor 1984:224 [ref. 29757] if not designated earlier. •Valid as Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos (Bleeker 1852) [but often spelled rhinorhynchus] -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:133 [ref. 4144], Dor 1984:224 [ref. 29757], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:297 [ref. 6441], Fukao 1985:91 [ref. 21281], Springer 1986:753 [ref. 5719] as rhinorhijnchos, Shen et al. 1986:49 [ref. 13821], Allen & Swainston 1988:128 [ref. 25477], Winterbottom et al. 1989:61 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:373 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:339 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:166 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:60 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:322 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:206 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:330 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:373 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:219 [ref. 23965] as rhynorhynchus, Fricke 1999:488 [ref. 24106], Johnson 1999:746 [ref. 25471], Springer in Randall & Lim 2000:634 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1118 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:395 [ref. 25191], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:231 [ref. 25480], Randall & Earle 2000:19 [ref. 25806], Allen 2000:117 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:41 [ref. 25847], Springer 2001:3546 [ref. 26290] as rhinorhynchus, Nakabo 2002:1118 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:55 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S117 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:639 [ref. 27495] as rhynorhynchus, Randall et al. 2004:25 [ref. 27624], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:384 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:500 [ref. 28239], Hoese & Bray 2006:1562 [ref. 29000], Fricke et al. 2009:97 [ref. 30213], Imamura in Imamura & Satapoomin 2009:252 [ref. 31162], Patzner et al. 2009:460 [ref. 30396], Motomura et al. 2010:195 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:797 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:269 [ref. 32706], Larson et al. 2013:182 [ref. 32988], Fricke et al. 2014:152 [ref. 33932], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:7 [ref. 33988], Koeda et al. 2016:86 [ref. 35333], Fricke et al. 2018:314 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:141 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:260 [ref. 36673], Hoschke et al. 2019:159 [ref. 36626], Zajonz et al. 2019:94 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos (Bleeker 1852). Blenniidae: Blenniinae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, East Africa, Socotra, Seychelles, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Marshall Islands, Society Islands and Marquesas Islands, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Rottnest Island (Western Australia), Pambula Lake (New South Wales, Australia), Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia and Tonga. Habitat: marine.