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whiffiagonis, Pleuronectes Walbaum [J. J.] 1792:120 [Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium Part 3; ref. 4572] Cornwall, southwestern England. Lectotype: Spec. in Pl. 1 (fig. 2) in Rajus 1713 [not known]. Originally Whiff-Iagonis. Spelled whiffiagonis by some early authors. Spelled whiff-jasonis by Donndorff 1798:385 [ref. 17407]. Lectotype selected by Fricke 1999:52-53 [ref. 24101] as [the specimen in] Pl. 1 (fig. 2) in Rajus 1713 [specimen not in existence]. •Valid as Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis (Walbaum 1792) -- (Nielsen 1973:616 [ref. 6885], Nielsen in Whitehead et al. 1986:1288 [ref. 13677], Golani 1996:29 [ref. 22271], Santos et al. 1997:113 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:118 [ref. 24952], Evseenko 1998:58 [ref. 23643], Fricke 1999:52 [ref. 24101], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:147 [ref. 26753], Chanet 2003:281 [ref. 27526], Golani 2005:62 [ref. 37112], Fricke 2007:27 [ref. 30577], Fricke et al. 2007:113 [ref. 29533], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:72 [ref. 36649], Voronina 2010:695 [ref. 31094], Parin et al. 2014:522 [ref. 33547], Munroe & Chanet in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2966 [ref. 34618], Martins & Carneiro 2018:75 [ref. 36550], Carneiro et al. 2019:187 [ref. 37250], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:101 [ref. 36864], Bariche & Fricke 2020:101 [ref. 37515], Kovačić et al. 2020:28 [ref. 37519]). Current status: Valid as Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis (Walbaum 1792). Scophthalmidae. Distribution: Western Baltic Sea; North Sea; Mediterranean Sea; eastern Atlantic: Iceland and Norway south to Western Sahara, including Azores and Madeira. Habitat: marine.