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macularia, Muraenophis Lesueur [C. A.] 1825:107, Pl. 4 (fig. 1) [Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia v. 5 (pt 1); ref. 17523] Sandy Cay, near Nassau, Great Bahama Bank, Bahamas, depth 0-20 feet. Neotype: ANSP 106286. Neotype designated by Böhlke et al. 1989:128 [ref. 13286] -- original locality Barbados, neotype also is holotype of Uropterygius diopus Böhlke 1967. •Valid as Uropterygius macularius (Lesueur 1825) -- (Böhlke et al. 1989:126 [ref. 13286], Smith 1989:903 [ref. 13285], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:136 [ref. 25013], Collette et al. 2003:99 [ref. 26784], Böhlke & Smith 2003:718 [ref. 26990], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:34 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:9 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:61 [ref. 27807], Smith 2012:37 [ref. 32155], Page et al. 2013:61 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:24 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:3 [ref. 33516], Smith & Brito 2016:1641 [ref. 34557]). Current status: Valid as Uropterygius macularius (Lesueur 1825). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic and Ascension Islands. Habitat: marine.