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punctatum, Diagramma Cuvier [G.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830:302 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 5; ref. 999] Red Sea. Syntypes: ZMB uncat. (1) Ehrenberg coll.; MNHN 0000-7801 (1) Jakarta, 0000-7802 (2) Vanicolo, 0000-7832 (1, dry), 0000-7836 (1) Indian Archipelago; RMNH D2171 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1983:34-35, 51 [ref. 21546]. Type information: Johnson et al. 2001:669 [ref. 25576] but the ZMB specimen if available is not "implicitly" the holotype, but a surviving syntype. If regarded as a replacement name then the holotype is MNHN 0000-7832 -- the type of H. radjaban. Lectotype designation for Red Sea specimen needed. •Synonym of Diagramma pictum (Thunberg 1792) [sometimes with authorship as Rüppell] -- (Dor 1984:148 [ref. 29757], McKay 2001:2967 [ref. 26103]). •Synonym of Diagramma pictum (Thunberg 1792), but a valid subspecies -- (Johnson et al. 2001:669 [ref. 25576], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S109 [ref. 27377], Bogorodsky et al. 2014:411 [ref. 33460] as punctata). •Valid as Diagramma punctatum Cuvier 1830 -- (Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:189 [ref. 28072], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[16] 254 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:96 [ref. 36273], Zajonz et al. 2019:79 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Diagramma punctatum Cuvier 1830. Haemulidae: Plectorhinchinae. Distribution: Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean Socotra. Habitat: marine.