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janthinopterus, Tropidichthys Bleeker [P.] 1855:429 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 8 (no. 3); ref. 350] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 7359 (43-mm TL spec. of 2). Bleeker specimens: BMNH 1867.11.28.125 (1), RMNH 7359 (1 of 2, not 43-mm spec.). •Valid as Canthigaster janthinoptera (Bleeker 1855) -- (Allen & Randall 1977:496 [ref. 6714], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:365 [ref. 6441], Smith & Heemstra 1986:899 [ref. 5714], Allen & Swainston 1988:156 [ref. 25477], Winterbottom et al. 1989:70 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:476 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:418 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:168 [ref. 25479], Allen 1997:248 [ref. 23977], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:647 [ref. 24023], Kuiter 1997:418 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:476 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:290 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:607 [ref. 24106], Johnson 1999:755 [ref. 25471], Randall 1999:30 [ref. 25829], Matsuura in Randall & Lim 2000:648 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1419 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:470 [ref. 25191], Randall & Earle 2000:22 [ref. 25806], Hutchins 2001:48 [ref. 25847], Matsuura 2001:3956 [ref. 26317], Moura & Castro 2002:45 [ref. 25970], Nakabo 2002:1419 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:65 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:651 [ref. 27495], Lobel & Lobel 2004:78 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:32 [ref. 27624], Heemstra et al. 2004:3332 [ref. 27945], Randall 2005:649 [ref. 28239], Hoese et al. 2006:1918 [ref. 29099], Randall 2007:491 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:122 [ref. 30213], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:195 [ref. 30957], Motomura et al. 2010:238 [ref. 31256], Williams et al. 2012:84 [ref. 32264], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1093 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:273 [ref. 32706], Fricke et al. 2014:199 [ref. 33932], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:8 [ref. 33988], Koeda et al. 2016:114 [ref. 35333], Fricke et al. 2018:386 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:31 [ref. 36883], Mishra et al. 2019:300 [ref. 36950]). Current status: Valid as Canthigaster janthinoptera (Bleeker 1855). Tetraodontidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, East Africa, Seychelles, Comoros, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Marquesas Islands and Pitcairn Group, north to Ogasawara Islands, south to Lord Howe Island and New Caledonia; a waif from Galápagos Islands (eastern Pacific). Habitat: marine.