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monostigma, Muraena Regan [C. T.] 1909:438 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 4 (no. 23); ref. 14420] Raiatea, Society Islands. Lectotype: BMNH 1874.11.19.19. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1873.4.3.9 (1) Tahiti, 1877.12.10.10 (1) Tahiti. Type catalog: Böhlke & Smith 2002:129 [ref. 26380]. Lectotype selected by Böhlke & Smith 2002:129 [ref. 26380]. •Valid as Gymnothorax monostigma (Regan 1909) -- (Myers 1999:46 [ref. 23965] as monostigmus, Böhlke et al. 1999:1656 [ref. 24692], Randall & Earle 2000:7 [ref. 25806], Böhlke & Smith 2002:129 [ref. 26380], Myers & Donaldson 2003:611 [ref. 27495] as monostigmus, Randall et al. 2004:7 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:44 [ref. 28239], Allen & Erdmann 2012:89 [ref. 31980], Smith 2012:21 [ref. 32155], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:4 [ref. 33988], Ho et al. 2015:158 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Valid as Gymnothorax monostigma (Regan 1909). Muraenidae: Muraeninae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Maldive Islands to Micronesia, Taiwan, Samoa, Marquesas Islands and Society Islands. Habitat: marine.