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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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forskalii, Cheilio Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1839:349 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 13; ref. 1007] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean; Suez, Egypt, Gulf of Suez, Red Sea; Al-Mukhā, Yemen, Red Sea. Lectotype: ZMUC P5739 (dry skin). Paralectotypes: MNHN A-9233 [Valenciennes spec.] (1) Suez, ZMUC P5740 (1, dry skin). Type catalog: Bauchot 1963:21 [ref. 19171]. Lectotype selected by Klausewitz & Nielsen 1965:16, Pl. 6 [ref. 20847]. Based on previous species and on one specimen (MNHN A-9233). Unnecessary replacement name for Labrus inermis Forsskål 1775. •Synonym of Cheilio inermis (Forsskål 1775) -- (Dor 1984:199 [ref. 29757], Parenti & Randall 2000:9 [ref. 24943], Fricke 2008:47 [ref. 30182]). Current status: Synonym of Cheilio inermis (Forsskål 1775). Labridae. Habitat: marine.