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viridifucatus, Callyodon Smith [J. L. B.] 1956:12, Pl. 42 (figs. B, I) [Ichthyological Bulletin, Department of Ichthyology, Rhodes University No. 1; ref. 4104] Shimoni, Kenya, western Indian Ocean. Holotype: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 74. Paratypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] (not researched). •Valid as Scarus viridifucatus (Smith 1956) -- (Randall & Bruce 1983:34 [ref. 5412], Randall 1994:268 [ref. 21644], Bellwood 1994:68 [ref. 19116], Fricke 1999:462 [ref. 24106], Parenti & Randall 2000:60 [ref. 24943], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:103 [ref. 26368], Bellwood 2001:3472 [ref. 26278], Allen & Adrim 2003:52 [ref. 26830] as virdifucatus, Satapoomin 2009:239 [ref. 30463], Allen & Erdmann 2012:749 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2018:300 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:133 [ref. 36273], Psomadakis et al. 2020:532 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Scarus viridifucatus (Smith 1956). Scaridae: Scarinae. Distribution: Southern Red Sea, Indian Ocean: East Africa and Mauritius (Mascarenes) and Madagascar east to Myanmar and Bali (Indonesia). Habitat: marine.