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insularis, Plesiops Mooi [R. D.] & Randall [J. E.] 1991:379, Pl. 1B-C; Figs. 3-4, 5A, 6A, 7-8 [Copeia 1991 (no. 2); ref. 19340] Reef west of Mt. Lidgbird, Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia, depth 25 meters. Holotype: BPBM 14762. Paratypes: AMS I.1482 (1), I.17363-004 (18), I.17363-015 (1 c&s), I.27142-012 (20), I.27149-006 (10), I.20271-024 (18); BPBM 11433 (1), 14828 (1), 14924 (1), 33527 (1), 33913 (2); 33944-46 (1, 1, 4); CAS 68316-17 (3, 2); LACM 30615-27 (2), 30615-28 (2); NMNZ P.11767 (1); ROM 58237-38 (7, 1); USNM 274558 (2), 274562 (3); WAM P.25650-003 (3). Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:21 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:22 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Plesiops insularis Mooi & Randall 1991 -- (Francis 1993:160 [ref. 25479], Mooi 1995:37 [ref. 22053], Randall et al. 1997:133 [ref. 25919], Mooi 1999:2585 [ref. 24831], Randall et al. 2004:13 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:191 [ref. 28239], Hoese & Gates 2006:1056 [ref. 28997]). Current status: Valid as Plesiops insularis Mooi & Randall 1991. Plesiopidae: Plesiopinae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific. Habitat: marine.