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diopus, Uropterygius Böhlke [J. E.] 1967:91, Fig. 1 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 118 (no. 4); ref. 602] Sandy Cay, near Nassau, Great Bahama Bank, Bahamas, depth 0-20 feet. Holotype: ANSP 106286. Paratypes: ANSP (12 lots, 16 spec., 1 c&s); LACM 6828-1 (5), 6370-17 (1); MCZ 41475 (1); UF 10687 (2), 11312 (6), 11364 (5); UF [ex UMML] (16, 7 lots); UMML 185417 (6); UMMZ; UPRM; USNM 107046 (1), 199285-88 (1, 1, 1, 2). Type catalog: Gilbert 1974:112 [ref. 21035], Böhlke 1984:130 [ref. 13621], Smith 1994:24-25 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Uropterygius diopus Böhlke 1967 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:52 [ref. 23100], Cervigón 1991:? [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:370 [ref. 23827]). •Synonym of Uropterygius macularius (Lesueur 1825) -- (Böhlke et al. 1989:127 [ref. 13286], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:136 [ref. 25013], Smith 2012:37 [ref. 32155]). Current status: Synonym of Uropterygius macularius (Lesueur 1825). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Habitat: marine.