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playfairi, Diagramma griseum var. Pellegrin [J.] 1914:233 [Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France v. 39; ref. 14168] Mahambo, Madagascar. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1914-0012. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1983:34 [ref. 21546], Fricke et al. 2018:208 [ref. 35805]. New name for Diagramma griseum b. of Playfair & Günther 1867:26, Pl. 4 (fig. 3) [ref. 3490]. •Valid as Plectorhinchus playfairi (Pellegrin 1914) [sometimes as Plectorhynchus] -- (Dor 1984:150 [ref. 29757], Smith & McKay 1986:567 [ref. 5716], Goren & Dor 1994:41 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:210 [ref. 22896], Fricke 1999:288 [ref. 24106], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S109 [ref. 27377], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:189 [ref. 28072], Golani & Bogorodsky 2010:73 [ref. 35264], Jawad et al. 2014:21 [ref. 33531], Johnson & Worthington Wilmer 2015:495 [ref. 33883], Psomadakis et al. 2015:255 [ref. 34104], Fricke et al. 2018:208 [ref. 35805], Eagderi et al. 2019:69 [ref. 37020], Parenti 2019:183 [ref. 37021], Zajonz et al. 2019:79 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Plectorhinchus playfairi (Pellegrin 1914). Haemulidae: Plectorhinchinae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: East Africa, Persian Gulf, Socotra and southern Oman to Seychelles, Madagascar and Mauritius (Mascarenes). Habitat: marine.