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mombasae, Pteropterus Smith [J. L. B.] 1957:80, Fig. 7; Pl. 6 (fig. D) [Ichthyological Bulletin, Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University No. 5; ref. 12168] Reef near Mombasa, Kenya, western Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 117. •Valid as Pterois mombasae (Smith 1957) -- (Eschmeyer 1986:467 [ref. 5652], Allen & Swainston 1988:48 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:446 [ref. 12442], Krishnan & Mishra 1993:219 [ref. 24016], Randall 1995:109 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:76 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:90 [ref. 25488], Poss 1999:2330 [ref. 24796], Hutchins 2001:27 [ref. 25847], Mandrytsa 2001:275 [ref. 25636], Allen & Adrim 2003:29 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S102 [ref. 27377], Allen et al. 2006:879 [ref. 29002], Allen & Erdmann 2008:128 [ref. 29479], Motomura 2009:65 [ref. 30463], Fricke et al. 2011:378 [ref. 31242], Motomura et al. 2011:98 [ref. 31717], Matsunuma et al. 2011:4 [ref. 32398], Allen & Erdmann 2012:221[ref. 31980], Matsunuma & Motomura 2013:172 [ref. 33130], Matsunuma & Motomura 2014:[2] 328 [ref. 33609], Matsunuma & Motomura 2015:[25] [ref. 33935], Psomadakis et al. 2015:184 [ref. 34104], Matsunuma et al. 2017:333 [ref. 35034], Fricke et al. 2018:132 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:54 [ref. 36273], Zajonz et al. 2019:69 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Pterois mombasae (Smith 1957). Scorpaenidae: Pteroinae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indian Ocean: East and South Africa, Sokotra and Madagascar east to western Indonesia. Habitat: marine.