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rhomboides, Sparus Linnaeus [C.] 1766:470 [Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae v. 1 (pt 1); ref. 2786] America [Carolina, U.S.A.] and Jamaica. No types known. Based on the Perca rhomboidalis of Catesby 1743:4, Pl. 4 (v. 2) [ref. 774], and Sparus striis longitudinalibus varius of Browne 1756:446 [ref. 30188] [Jamaica]. •Valid as Lagodon rhomboides (Linnaeus 1766) -- (Lee et al. 1980:755 [ref. 22416], Smith 1986:429 [ref. 22186], Robins & Ray 1986:182 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:142 [ref. 23239], Murdy et al. 1997:233 [ref. 23144], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:352 [ref. 24550], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:268 [ref. 25013], Carpenter 2003:1574 [ref. 27092], Nelson et al. 2004:146 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:402 [ref. 28815], García-Hernández et al. 2009:93 [ref. 37265], Page et al. 2013:150 [ref. 32708], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:346 [ref. 36407], Robins et al. 2018:352 [ref. 35886], Parenti 2019:51 [ref. 36892]). Current status: Valid as Lagodon rhomboides (Linnaeus 1766). Sparidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Cape Cod south to Florida (U.S.A.); northern Gulf of Mexico to Yucatan (Mexico). Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.