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punctulatus, Dicotylichthys Kaup [J. J.] 1855:230 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 21 (pt. 1); ref. 2571] Cape of Good Hope, South Africa [doubtful locality]; Mauritius [doubtful locality]. Syntypes: BMNH 1842.12.19.7 (1), 1843.7.1.- (1, stuffed), 1978.4.4.3 (1, dry). •Valid as Dicotylichthys punctulatus Kaup 1855 -- (Kuiter 1993:424 [ref. 23929], Kuiter 1997:422 [ref. 25488], Fricke 1999:612 [ref. 24106], Johnson 1999:755 [ref. 25471], Leis 2001:3963 [ref. 26318], Leis 2006:86 [ref. 28932], Bray et al. 2006:1932 [ref. 29091], Gomon 2008:857 [ref. 30616]). Current status: Valid as Dicotylichthys punctulatus Kaup 1855. Diodontidae. Distribution: Australia. Habitat: marine.