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bicolor, Rypticus Valenciennes [A.] 1846:no p., Pl. 2 (fig. 2) [Voyage autour du monde sur la frégate "la Vénus"; ref. 6165] Galápagos Islands. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-7846 (dry). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1984:22 [ref. 19232]. Dates to publication in plate; corresponding text published as Valenciennes 1855:307 [ref. 4504] with genus as Smecticus. •Valid as Rypticus bicolor Valenciennes 1846 -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:118 [ref. 22193], Heemstra in Fischer et al. 1995:1577 [ref. 22830], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:329 [ref. 24023], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:273 [ref. 24555], Guimarães 1999:357 [ref. 24429], Thomson et al. 2000:99 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:129 [ref. 27807], Béarez & Séret 2009:147 [ref. 36646], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:191 [ref. 30957], Page et al. 2013:133 [ref. 32708], Galván-Villa et al. 2016:146 [ref. 34871], Fourriére et al. 2016:461 [ref. 34668] doubtful from Revillagigedo Archipelago, Parenti & Randall 2020:100 [ref. 37354]). Current status: Valid as Rypticus bicolor Valenciennes 1846. Serranidae: Grammistinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Baja California (Mexico) south to Peru, including Galápagos Ids and other offshore islands. Habitat: marine.