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tigrinus, Ichthyophis Lesson [R. P.] 1828:399 [Mémoires de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle Paris (sér. 2) v. 4; ref. 2775] Bora Bora, Society Islands [French Polynesia, South Pacific]. Lectotype: MNHN B-2454. Paralectotypes: MNHN B-2455 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:99 [ref. 20810], Böhlke & Smith 2002:164 [ref. 26380]. Also in Lesson 1831:129, Pl. 12 [ref. 2776]. Lectotype selected by Böhlke & McCosker 1997:174 [ref. 23214]. •Valid as Uropterygius tigrinus (Lesson 1828) -- (Castle & McCosker 1986:175 [ref. 5645], Chen et al. 1994:63 [ref. 22258], Yamakawa et al. 1994:2 [ref. 24336], Quéro & Saldanha 1995:65 [ref. 22017], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:228 [ref. 24545], Zhang et al. 2010:229 [ref. 31511] as Uropterygius tigrina). •Valid but possibly as Scuticaria tigrinus (Lesson 1828) -- (Böhlke et al. 1989:126 [ref. 13286]). •Valid as Scuticaria tigrina (Lesson 1828) -- (McCosker & Rosenblatt in Fischer et al. 1995:1313 [ref. 22830], Randall 1995:58 [ref. 22896], Böhlke & McCosker 1997:173 [ref. 23214], Myers 1999:51 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:56 [ref. 24106], Böhlke et al. 1999:1657 [ref. 24692], Böhlke & Randall 2000:265 [ref. 24493], Nakabo 2000:198 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:585 [ref. 25122], Thomson et al. 2000:46 [ref. 25640], Randall & Earle 2000:7 [ref. 25806], Nakabo 2002:198 [ref. 26001], Böhlke & Smith 2002:164 [ref. 26380], Allen & Adrim 2003:23 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S94 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:611 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:7 [ref. 27624], Nelson et al. 2004:61 [ref. 27807], Randall 2005:51 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:126 [ref. 28379] as tigrinus, Randall 2007:96 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:17 [ref. 30213], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:188 [ref. 30957], Motomura et al. 2010:73 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:351 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:96 [ref. 31980], Smith 2012:35 [ref. 32155], Page et al. 2013:61 [ref. 32708], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:4 [ref. 33988] dated 1829, Ho et al. 2015:162 [ref. 34130], Fourriére et al. 2016:441 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:606 [ref. 34923], Fricke et al. 2018:40 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Scuticaria tigrina (Lesson 1828). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa, Natal (South Africa), Seychelles, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Panama and Revillagigedo Archipelago, north to Taiwan, Kerama Islands and Hawaiian Islands, Galápagos Islands, south to New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.