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hippocrepis, Balistes Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824:212 [Voyage autour du monde; ref. 3574] Mauritius [in error, probably southern Australia]. Holotype (unique): MNHN B-2015. Type catalog: Le Danois 1961:525 [ref. 21538], Beaunier et al. 2009:290 [ref. 28887]. •Valid as Meuschenia hippocrepis (Quoy & Gaimard 1824) -- (Hutchins 1977:55 [ref. 2283], Kuiter 1993:401 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:885 [ref. 22532], Kuiter 1997:394 [ref. 25488], Fricke 1999:590 [ref. 24106], Hutchins 2001:270 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:47 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2006:1889 [ref. 29098], Hutchins 2008:836 [ref. 30658], Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576], Hoschke et al. 2019:160 [ref. 36626]). Current status: Valid as Meuschenia hippocrepis (Quoy & Gaimard 1824). Monacanthidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean: Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. Habitat: marine.