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isingteena, Muraena Richardson [J.] 1845:[108], Pl. 48 (fig. 1) [Ichthyology.--Part 2. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Sulphur; ref. 20574] China seas; Canton, China. Holotype and second specimen: BMNH 2008.4.9.2 (1, stuffed), 2008.4.9.3 (1, alcohol). Type catalog: Böhlke & Smith 2002:116-117 [ref. 26380]. Available from plate before appearing in the text; technically the holotype is the specimen represented in the figure. Text in Richardson 1845:108 [ref. 20575]. Also in Richardson 1846:314 [ref. 3742] as isengleena. Lectotype (2008.4.9.3) designation by Böhlke & Smith 2002:116 [ref. 26380] is not appropriate; however the holotype can not be discerned from the second specimen (D. G. Smith, 2/15/2012). •Synonym of Gymnothorax favagineus Bloch & Schneider 1801 -- (Zhang et al. 2010:286 [ref. 31511]). •Valid as Gymnothorax isingteena (Richardson 1845) -- (Fricke 1999:48 [ref. 24106], Böhlke et al. 1999:1656 [ref. 24692], Nakabo 2000:210 [ref. 25086], Hutchins 2001:16 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:210 [ref. 26001], Böhlke & Smith 2002:116 [ref. 26380], Allen & Adrim 2003:23 [ref. 26830], Motomura et al. 2010:72 [ref. 31256], Ho & Shao 2011: 21 [ref. 31432], Allen & Erdmann 2012:86 [ref. 31980], Smith 2012:17 [ref. 32155], Ho et al. 2015:8 [ref. 34116], Ho et al. 2015:157 [ref. 34130], Koeda et al. 2016:7 [ref. 35333]). Current status: Valid as Gymnothorax isingteena (Richardson 1845). Muraenidae: Muraeninae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Comores and Mauritius (Mascarenes); Indonesia and Vietnam north to Korea and Japan, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.