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polystictus, Uropterygius Myers [G. S.] & Wade [C. B.] 1941:85, Pl. 15 [Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition 1932-40, Los Angeles v. 9 (no. 4); ref. 3133] Southern Seymour Island, Galápagos Islands, tide pool. Holotype: LACM 23345 [ex AHF 16]. Paratypes: CAS-SU 36552 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:48 [ref. 12291], Böhlke & Smith 2002:163 [ref. 26380]. •Valid as Uropterygius polystictus Myers & Wade 1941 -- (McCosker & Rosenblatt in Fischer et al. 1995:1314 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:228 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:162 [ref. 24023], Thomson et al. 2000:46 [ref. 25640], Böhlke & Smith 2002:163 [ref. 26380], Nelson et al. 2004:61 [ref. 27807], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:188 [ref. 30957], Smith 2012:38 [ref. 32155], Page et al. 2013:61 [ref. 32708], Fourriére et al. 2016:441 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:606 [ref. 34923]). Current status: Valid as Uropterygius polystictus Myers & Wade 1941. Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.