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macropygus, Uranoscopus Richardson [J.] 1846:55, Pl. 33 (figs. 4-6) [Ichthyology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus & Terror v. 2 (2); ref. 3740] Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia [New Zealand]. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1855.9.19.445. Original locality probably in error (Kuiter 1993:318 [ref. 23929]). •Valid as Leptoscopus macropygus (Richardson 1846) -- (Paulin et al. 1989:216 [ref. 24556], Kuiter 1993:318 [ref. 23929], Odani & Imamura 2011:50 [ref. 32185], Roberts & Last 2015:1483 [ref. 34295]). Current status: Valid as Leptoscopus macropygus (Richardson 1846). Leptoscopidae. Distribution: New Zealand. Habitat: marine.