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capensis, Heteromycteris Kaup [J. J.] 1858:103 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 24 (pt. 1); ref. 2578] Cape Province, South Africa. Holotype: MNHN B-2288. Paratypes (?): MNHN B-2289 (3). Type catalog: Desoutter et al. 2001:321 [ref. 25922] with a holotype and paratypes. Locality by inference. Kaup perhaps saw only one specimen, therefore no paratypes. •Valid as Heteromycteris capensis Kaup 1858 -- (Heemstra & Gon 1986:871 [ref. 5665], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:179 [ref. 25472], Evseenko 1998:61 [ref. 23643]). Current status: Valid as Heteromycteris capensis Kaup 1858. Soleidae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic to southwestern Indian Ocean: southern Africa. Habitat: brackish, marine.