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micropterus, Muraena Bleeker [P.] 1852:298 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch Indië v. 3 (no. 2); ref. 16825] Wahai, northern Ceram, Indonesia. Lectotype: BMNH 1867.11.28.326. Paralectotypes: RMNH 7217 (1, poor condition). Type catalog: Böhlke & Smith 2002:162 [ref. 26380]. Lectotype selected by Böhlke & Smith 2002:162 [ref. 26380]. •Valid as Uropterygius micropterus (Bleeker 1852) -- (Hatooka in Masuda et al. 1984:26 [ref. 6441], Castle & McCosker 1986:175 [ref. 5645], Paxton et al. 1989:133 [ref. 12442], Randall et al. 1990:42 [ref. 15987], Chen et al. 1994:62 [ref. 22258], Randall & Golani 1995:874 [ref. 21744], Myers 1999:52 [ref. 23965], Böhlke et al. 1999:1657 [ref. 24692], Nakabo 2000:197 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:585 [ref. 25122], Böhlke & McCosker 2001:73 [ref. 25226], Nakabo 2002:197 [ref. 26001], Böhlke & Smith 2002:162 [ref. 26380], Allen & Adrim 2003:23 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:612 [ref. 27495], Allen et al. 2006:259 [ref. 29005], Loh et al. 2008:140 [ref. 29930], Motomura et al. 2010:74 [ref. 31256], Zhang et al. 2010:232 [ref. 31511], Allen & Erdmann 2012:99 [ref. 31980], Smith 2012:37 [ref. 32155], Yoshida et al. 2013:22 [ref. 34464], Ho et al. 2015:163 [ref. 34130], Koeda et al. 2016:9 [ref. 35333], Fricke et al. 2018:41 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:24 [ref. 36273], Huang et al. 2018:[2] [ref. 35898]). Current status: Valid as Uropterygius micropterus (Bleeker 1852). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa and Madagascar east to Phoenix Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands. Habitat: brackish, marine.