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filamentosus, Gliphidodon Macleay [W.] 1882:365 [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 7 (pt 3); ref. 17585] New Guinea. Holotype (unique): MAMU (whereabouts unknown). Original genus should have been Glyphidodon. Not Allen & Swainston 1988 [ref. 25477] per Allen et al. 2017 [ref. 35693]. •Valid as Neopomacentrus filamentosus (Macleay 1882) -- (Allen & Swainston 1988:102 [ref. 25477], Allen 1991:247 [ref. 19344], Allen 1997:160 [ref. 23977], Allen in Randall & Lim 2000:627 [ref. 25122], Allen 2000:110 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:267 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:37 [ref. 25847], Allen 2001:3344 [ref. 26132] dated 1833, Allen & Adrim 2003:46 [ref. 26830] as filamentous, Adrim et al. 2004:123 [ref. 27715], Randall 2005:373 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1460 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2012:607 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:120 [ref. 33932], Allen et al. 2017:3, 8 [ref. 35693], Fricke et al. 2019:217 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Neopomacentrus filamentosus (Macleay 1882). Pomacentridae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Andaman Sea and Indonesia east to Philippines and New Ireland (Papua New Guinea), south to Australia and to Solomon Islands. Habitat: marine.