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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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thepassii, Petroskirtes Bleeker [P.] 1853:136 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch IndiĆ« v. 4 (no. 1); ref. 16899] Ternate, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 4661. Original genus should have been Petroscirtes. •Valid as Petroscirtes thepassii Bleeker 1853 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1976:50 [ref. 4144] as thepassi, Myers 1999:219 [ref. 23965] as thepasi, Springer 2001:3546 [ref. 26290] as thepassi, Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:170 [ref. 27510], Imamura in Imamura & Satapoomin 2009:251 [ref. 31162], Patzner et al. 2009:459 [ref. 30396], Allen & Erdmann 2012:795 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Petroscirtes thepassii Bleeker 1853. Blenniidae: Blenniinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Palau, Yap and Chuuk. Habitat: marine.