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heptastygma, Apogon Cuvier [G.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1828:160 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 2; ref. 997] Red Sea. Syntypes: ?ZMB 65 (1, lost). Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:93 [ref. 12478]. The original spelling is acceptable and need not be emended. •Valid as Apogon heptastygma Cuvier 1828 -- (Dor 1984:113 [ref. 29757] as heptastigma, Goren & Dor 1994:30 [ref. 25356] as heptastigma, Gon & Randall 2003:17 [ref. 26750]). •Valid as Apogonichthyoides heptastygma (Cuvier 1828) -- (Fraser & Allen 2010:44 [ref. 30717], Fraser & Allen 2011:68 [ref. 31605], Mabuchi et al. 2014:202 [ref. 33426], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[5] 243 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:72 [ref. 36273], Kuiter & Kozawa 2019:157 [ref. 36965]). Current status: Valid as Apogonichthyoides heptastygma (Cuvier 1828). Apogonidae: Apogoninae. Distribution: Red Sea endemic. Habitat: marine.