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leucosternon, Acanthurus Bennett [E. T.] 1833:183 [Proceedings of the Committee of Science and Correspondence of the Zoological Society of London 1832 (pt 2); ref. 16789] Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean. Holotype or syntypes: BMNH 1855.12.26.442 (1). •Valid as Acanthurus leucosternon Bennett 1833 -- (Randall 1956:198 [ref. 12221], Randall 1986:813 [ref. 5706], Winterbottom et al. 1989:63 [ref. 13251], Randall 1995:387 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:228 [ref. 23977], Fricke 1999:536 [ref. 24106], Randall & Frische 2000:51 [ref. 25805], Kuiter & Debelius 2001:26 [ref. 26232], Randall 2001:3664 [ref. 26301] dated 1832, Allen & Adrim 2003:62 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S120 [ref. 27377], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:401 [ref. 28072], Craig 2008:65 [ref. 29767], Fricke et al. 2009:106 [ref. 30213], Imamura 2009:302 [ref. 30434], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1021 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:270 [ref. 32706], Fricke et al. 2018:351 [ref. 35805], Zajonz et al. 2019:98 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Acanthurus leucosternon Bennett 1833. Acanthuridae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: East Africa, South Africa, Socotra, Seychelles, Comoros, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Cocos-Keeling Islands, Christmas Island and western Indonesia. Habitat: marine.