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hexophthalma, Solea Bennett [E. T.] 1831:147 [Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London 1830-31 (pt 1); ref. 5778] Atlantic coast of northern Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1855.12.26.540 [or 520] [ex Zool. Soc.]. Species name misspelled exophthalma by Gruvel & Bouyat 1906:155 [ref. 30367]. •Valid as Dicologoglossa [sic] hexophthalma (Bennett 1831) -- (Torchio 1973:632 [ref. 6892], Quéro et al. in Whitehead et al. 1986:1313 [ref. 13677], Desoutter 1990:1039 [ref. 18967], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:73 [ref. 36649]). •Valid as Solea hexophthalma Bennett 1831 -- (Evseenko 1998:61 [ref. 23643]). •Valid as Microchirus hexophthalmus (Bennett 1831) -- (Desoutter 1994:234 [ref. 22326], Desoutter-Meniger & Munroe in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:3018 [ref. 34618], Martins & Carneiro 2018:92 [ref. 36550]). Current status: Valid as Microchirus hexophthalmus (Bennett 1831). Soleidae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea, eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.