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Species in the genus Acanthemblemaria: [ 27 ] records


arborescens, Acanthemblemaria Beebe [W.] & Tee-Van [J.] 1928:244, Fig. [Zoologica, Scientific Contributions of the New York Zoological Society v. 10 (no. 1); ref. 15836] Lamentin Reef, Port-au-Prince Bay, Haiti, West Indies. Holotype: USNM 170566 [ex NYZS 6923]. Paratypes: USNM 170567 [ex NYZS 7201] (1), 170568 [ex NYZS 7278] (2). Type catalog: Mead 1958:131 [ref. 20648], Springer & Orrell 1996:4 [ref. 22274]. •Synonym of Acanthemblemaria aspera (Longley 1927) -- (Stephens 1963:34 [ref. 4270], Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974:214 [ref. 7151]). Current status: Synonym of Acanthemblemaria aspera (Longley 1927). Chaenopsidae. Habitat: marine.

askoy, Acanthemblemaria Nichols [J. T.] & Murphy [R. C.] 1944:255, Fig. 5 [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 83 (art. 4); ref. 3189] La Plata Island, Ecuador. Holotype (unique): AMNH 15959. •Synonym of Acanthemblemaria hancocki Myers & Reid 1936. Current status: Synonym of Acanthemblemaria hancocki Myers & Reid 1936. Chaenopsidae. Habitat: marine.

aspera, Paremblemaria Longley [W. H.] 1927:224 [Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book No. 26; ref. 5630] Tortugas, Florida, U.S.A., western Atlantic. Holotype: USNM 88629. Paratypes: USNM 116801 (8), 116826 (1) Type catalog: Springer & Orrell 1996:4 [ref. 22274]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria aspera (Longley 1927) -- (Stephens 1963:34 [ref. 4270], Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974:214 [ref. 7151], Greenfield & Johnson 1981:53 [ref. 5580], Robins & Ray 1986:222 [ref. 23100], Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Aguilera 1998:52 [ref. 24221], Hastings & Robertson 1999:34 [ref. 24283], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:166 [ref. 27754], Williams 2002:15 [ref. 26522], Williams 2003:1766 [ref. 27109], Smith et al. 2003:53 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:165 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:612 [ref. 28815], Garrido & Varela 2008:29 [ref. 29606], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396], Page et al. 2013:171 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:70 [ref. 33341]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria aspera (Longley 1927). Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

atrata, Acanthemblemaria Hastings [P. A.] & Robertson [D. R.] 1999:111, Figs. 24-29 [Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 25 (no. 3/4) (for 1998); ref. 23826] Chatham Bay, Isla del Coco, Costa Rica. Holotype: USNM 346390. Paratypes: ANSP 176236 (3), SIO 97-215 (3), LACM 32275 (4), UAZ 89-1-1 (101, 16 c&s), USNM 346391 (26); plus additional maerial. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria atrata Hastings & Robertson 1999 -- (Herrera & Lavenberg 2002:10 [ref. 25975], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria atrata Hastings & Robertson 1999. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

balanorum, Acanthemblemaria Brock [V. E.] 1940:30 [Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin v. 2 (no. 1); ref. 13593] Cape San Lucas, Baja California, depth 3-4 feet. Holotype: CAS-SU 35046. Paratypes: CAS-SU 35047 (2, now 1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:91 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria balanorum Brock 1940 -- (Stephens 1963:49 [ref. 4270], Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Allen & Robertson 1994:239 [ref. 22193], Hastings in Fischer et al. 1995:999 [ref. 22829], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:96 [ref. 24545], Hastings & Robertson 1999:107 [ref. 23826], Thomson et al. 2000:221 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:165 [ref. 27807], Béarez et al. 2008:478 [ref. 32869], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396], Page et al. 2013:171 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria balanorum Brock 1940. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

betinensis, Acanthemblemaria Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Palacio [F. J.] 1974:209, Figs. 2a-b, 4d, 6d, 8d, 9b, 11-12 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 125; ref. 7151] Seaward side of Tierra Bomba Island, Cartagena, Colombia, depth 15 meters. Holotype: ANSP 117924 [ex UMML 29863]. Paratypes: ANSP 117925-26 (1, 1), 117927 (1, c&s), 122851 (4 + 1 c&s); CAS 14261 (2); SIO 71-262 (6); UCR 285-18 (5), 442-29 (2); UF 222510 [ex UMML 22510] (2), 229863 [ex UMML 29863] (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:40 [ref. 13621], Angulo et al. 2015:366 [ref. 35212]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria betinensis Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974 -- (Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Hastings & Robertson 1999:34 [ref. 24283], Williams 2003:1766 [ref. 27109], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria betinensis Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

castroi, Acanthemblemaria Stephens [J. S., Jr.] & Hobson [E. S.] in Stephens, Hobson & Johnson 1966:426, Fig. 2 [Copeia 1966 (no. 3); ref. 9071] Barrington Island, Galápagos Islands. Holotype: USNM 198257 [ex UCLA W64-27]. Paratypes: UCLA 64-8 (11), 64-9 (6), 64-33 (108); SIO 15-1041 (3) (ex UCLA W64-10), 64-1003 (12); USNM 198258 [ex UCLA W64-27] (10, not 11). Type catalog: Springer & Orrell 1996:5 [ref. 22274]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria castroi Stephens & Hobson 1966 -- (Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Allen & Robertson 1994:239 [ref. 22193], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:539 [ref. 24023], Hastings & Robertson 1999:108 [ref. 23826], Herrera & Lavenberg 2002:10 [ref. 25975], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:194 [ref. 30957]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria castroi Stephens & Hobson 1966. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Galápagos Islands endemic. Habitat: marine.

chaplini, Acanthemblemaria Böhlke [J. E.] 1957:37, Pl. 2 (fig. 1) [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 109; ref. 12133] Off Long Cay, Bahamas, 25°05'51"N, 77°24'18"W (longitude not corrected, from U.S.H.O. chart 1377, Nov. 1936). Holotype: ANSP 74760. Paratypes: ANSP 74761 (6), 74762 (1, stained), 74763-69 (2, 1, 3, 1, 2, 1, 51). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:40 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria chaplini Böhlke 1957 -- (Stephens 1963:32 [ref. 4270], Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974:212 [ref. 7151], Robins & Ray 1986:222 [ref. 23100], Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Hastings & Robertson 1999:34 [ref. 24283], Williams 2003:1766 [ref. 27109], Nelson et al. 2004:165 [ref. 27807], Garrido & Varela 2008:29 [ref. 29606], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396], Page et al. 2013:171 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria chaplini Böhlke 1957. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

crockeri, Acanthemblemaria Beebe [W.] & Tee-Van [J.] 1938:310, Fig. 5 [Zoologica, Scientific Contributions of the New York Zoological Society v. 23 (pt 3, no. 15); ref. 249] San Lucas Bay, Baja California, Mexico, depth 3.5 fathoms. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 46497 [ex NYZS 24824]. Type catalog: Mead 1958:131 [ref. 20648]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria crockeri Beebe & Tee-Van 1938 -- (Stephens 1963:37 [ref. 4270], Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Allen & Robertson 1994:239 [ref. 22193], Hastings in Fischer et al. 1995:999 [ref. 22829], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:96 [ref. 24545], Hastings & Robertson 1999:107 [ref. 23826], Thomson et al. 2000:220 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:165 [ref. 27807], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396], Page et al. 2013:171 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria crockeri Beebe & Tee-Van 1938. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

cubana, Acanthemblemaria Garrido [O. H.] & Varela [C.] 2008:33, Figs. 1B, 2-4A, 4C [Solenodon No. 7; ref. 29606] Monte Barreto entre las calles 70 y 60, municipio Playa, provincia Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba, depth 3 meters. Holotype: ANC [no number given]. Paratypes: ANC 12.2.039-040 (2); OHG 2 (2), 9 (1), 10 (2). •Synonym of Acanthemblemaria chaplini Böhlke 1957 -- (Smith-Vaniz, pers. comm. 7/02/2010). Current status: Synonym of Acanthemblemaria chaplini Böhlke 1957. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Cuba (if valid). Habitat: marine.

erythrops, Paremblemaria Fowler [H. W.] 1941:101, Figs. 14-15 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 93; ref. 13237] Off Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.A., depth 8.5 fathoms. Holotype: ANSP 69721. Paratypes: ANSP 69722-23 (2). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:40 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Acanthemblemaria aspera (Longley 1927) -- (Stephens 1963:34 [ref. 4270], Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974:215 [ref. 7151]). Current status: Synonym of Acanthemblemaria aspera (Longley 1927). Chaenopsidae. Habitat: marine.

exilispinus, Acanthemblemaria Stephens [J. S., Jr.] 1963:36, Pl. 5 (fig. 2) [University of California Publications in Zoology v. 68; ref. 4270] Bahía Hondo, Panama. Holotype: CAS-SU 58504 [ex NYZS 28588]. Paratypes: CAS-SU 58503 [ex NYZS 28588] (2). Additional material: CAS-SU 58501-02 (1, 1), USNM 114942 (1). •Valid as Acanthemblemaria exilispinus Stephens 1963 -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:240 [ref. 22193], Hastings in Fischer et al. 1995:999 [ref. 22829], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Hastings & Springer 2009:7 [ref. 30391] as exilispinous, Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria exilispinus Stephens 1963. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

greenfieldi, Acanthemblemaria Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Palacio [F. J.] 1974:210, Figs. 2c-d, 5a, 6e, 7e, 8e, 9c,13 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 125; ref. 7151] Caribbean Sea between Crab Cay and "Three Brothers," Providencia Island, Colombia, depth 3 meters. Holotype: ANSP 123451. Paratypes: ANSP 122551 (9 + 2 cs); FMNH 76348-50 (1, 2, 4); LACM 6349-50 (5); UF 19265 (4), 19267 (3), 19269-71 (17, 9, 2), 209375 [ex UMML 9375] (1). Type catalog: Gilbert 1974:112 [ref. 21035], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:4 [ref. 12367], Böhlke 1984:40 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria greenfieldi Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974 -- (Greenfield & Johnson 1981:55 [ref. 5580], Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:166 [ref. 27754], Williams 2003:1766 [ref. 27109], Smith et al. 2003:53 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:165 [ref. 27807], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396], Page et al. 2013:171 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria greenfieldi Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

hancocki, Acanthemblemaria Myers [G. S.] & Reid [E. D.] 1936:7 [Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition 1932-40, Los Angeles v. 2 (no. 2); ref. 13727] Outer side of smaller, most western island, Secas Islands, (Pacific) Panama. Holotype: USNM 102015. Paratypes: USNM 102016 (2). Type catalog: Springer & Orrell 1996:6 [ref. 22274]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria hancocki Myers & Reid 1936 -- (Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Allen & Robertson 1994:240 [ref. 22193], Hastings in Fischer et al. 1995:999 [ref. 22829], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Hastings & Robertson 1999:110 [ref. 23826], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396], Fourriére et al. 2016:461 [ref. 34668] doubtful from Revillagigedo Archipelago (Mexico)). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria hancocki Myers & Reid 1936. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

harpeza, Acanthemblemaria Williams [J. T.] 2002:13, Figs. 2-3 [aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology v. 6 (no. 1); ref. 26522] Shore at undercut of island at Northwest Point, Navassa Island, 18°25'N, 75°01'W, depth 0-4.5 meters. Holotype: USNM 367203. Paratypes: BMNH 2002.7.3.1 (5); LACM 56003-1 (5); MCZ 161483 (5); SIO 02-79 (5); USNM 367204 (4), 367205 (58), 367206 (57). Plus additional non-type material. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria harpeza Williams 2002 -- (Collette et al. 2003:118 [ref. 26784], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria harpeza Williams 2002. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Navassa Island, Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.

hastingsi, Acanthemblemaria Lin [H.-C.] & Galland [G. R.] 2010:55, Figs. 3-4 [Zootaxa No. 2525; ref. 30871] Canal San Jose, 24°60'N, 110°46'W, Gulf of California, Mexico, depth 3 meters. Holotype: SIO 65-272. Paratypes: CAS 229775 (10); FMNH 119163 (10); LACM 57208-1 (10); SIO 59-225 (236), 59-228 (106), 65-272 (50), 65-342 (68); USNM 317625 (3). •Valid as Acanthemblemaria hastingsi Lin & Galland 2010 -- (Page et al. 2013:171 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria hastingsi Lin & Galland 2010. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Gulf of California. Habitat: marine.

johnsoni, Acanthemblemaria Almany [G. R.] & Baldwin [C. C.] 1996:420, Figs. 1-2 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 109 (no. 3); ref. 22526] Reef north of Charlotteville, east side of North Point, Tobago, depth 4.5-12 meters. Holotype: USNM 317210. Paratypes: USNM 317211 (4, 1 c&s), 319706 (1). •Valid as Acanthemblemaria johnsoni Almany & Baldwin 1996 -- (Williams 2002:15 [ref. 26522], Williams 2003:1766 [ref. 27109], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria johnsoni Almany & Baldwin 1996. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Tobago, Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.

macrospilus, Acanthemblemaria hancocki Brock [V. E.] 1940:32 [Stanford Ichthyological Bulletin v. 2 (no. 1); ref. 13593] Magdalena Island, Tres Marias group, off western coast of Mexico, depth 30 feet. Holotype: CAS-SU 35048. Paratypes: CAS-SU 35049-50 (2, 1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:91 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria macrospilus Brock 1940 -- (Stephens 1963:47 [ref. 4270], Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Allen & Robertson 1994:241 [ref. 22193], Hastings in Fischer et al. 1995:999 [ref. 22829], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:96 [ref. 24545], Hastings & Robertson 1999:108 [ref. 23826], Thomson et al. 2000:221 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:165 [ref. 27807], Patzner et al. 2009:468 [ref. 30396], Lin & Galland 2010:59 [ref. 30871], Page et al. 2013:171 [ref. 32708], Galván-Villa et al. 2016:149 [ref. 34871], Fourriére et al. 2016:461 [ref. 34668] doubtful from Revillagigedo Archipelago (Mexico)). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria macrospilus Brock 1940. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

mangognatha, Acanthemblemaria Hastings [P. A.] & Robertson [D. R.] 1999:115, Figs. 30-35 [Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 25 (no. 3/4) (for 1998); ref. 23826] Henslow Bay, Isla Socorro, Islas Revillagigedo, Mexico, 18°48'N, 111°02'W. Holotype: USNM 346392. Paratypes: ANSP 176237 (2), LACM 31783-46 (6), SIO 97-216 (2), UAZ 90-1-1 (14), USNM 346393 (5). •Valid as Acanthemblemaria mangognatha Hastings & Robertson 1999 -- (Nelson et al. 2004:165 [ref. 27807], Patzner et al. 2009:469 [ref. 30396], Lin & Galland 2010:60 [ref. 30871], Page et al. 2013:171 [ref. 32708], Fourriére et al. 2016:449 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:611 [ref. 34923]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria mangognatha Hastings & Robertson 1999. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

maria, Acanthemblemaria Böhlke [J. E.] 1961:2, Fig. 1 [Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia) No. 346; ref. 7920] Small lagoon on north shore of Treasure Island (Salt Cay), Bahamas, 25°06'16"N, 77°16'22"W. Holotype: ANSP 74734. Paratypes: ANSP 74735 (7), 74736 (1, c&s), 74737-41 (1, 2, 1, 5, 3), 94310-17 (11, 1, 24, 1, 7, 4, 1, 12), 94322 (1); UF 205222 [ex UMML 5222] (10), 205856 [ex UMML 5856] (1), 208198 [ex UMML 8198] (10). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:40 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria maria Böhlke 1961 -- (Stephens 1963:43 [ref. 4270], Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974:201 [ref. 7151], Greenfield & Johnson 1981:55 [ref. 5580], Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Cervigón 1994:102 [ref. 24488], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Hastings & Robertson 1999:35 [ref. 24283], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:166 [ref. 27754], Collette et al. 2003:118 [ref. 26784], Williams 2003:1766 [ref. 27109], Smith et al. 2003:53 [ref. 27621], Garrido & Varela 2008:29 [ref. 29606], Patzner et al. 2009:469 [ref. 30396], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:70 [ref. 33341]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria maria Böhlke 1961. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

medusa, Acanthemblemaria Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Palacio [F. J.] 1974:213, Figs. 3, 5c, 6g, 7g, 8g,9d,10a,13 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 125; ref. 7151] Rocks around monument to burning vessel, St. George's Harbor, Grenada, West Indies. Holotype: ANSP 113953. Paratypes: ANSP 98468 (1), 98475 (1), 98477 (1), 113963-65 (11), 113973 (1), 113976-77 (6 + 2 c&s), 113980 (1), 122843-44 (13); SIO 72-395 (4); UDONECI-710 (2); UF 230569 [ex UMML 30569] (6); USNM 170313 (1), 195818 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:40 [ref. 13621], Springer & Orrell 1996:8 [ref. 22274]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria medusa Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974 -- (Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Cervigón 1994:101 [ref. 24488], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Williams 2002:15 [ref. 26522], Williams 2003:1766 [ref. 27109], Smith et al. 2003:53 [ref. 27621], Patzner et al. 2009:469 [ref. 30396]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria medusa Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

paula, Acanthemblemaria Johnson [G. D.] & Brothers [E. B.] 1989:1019, Fig. 1 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 102 (no. 4); ref. 13532] South end of Carrie Bow Cay, Belize, depth 1-2 meters. Holotype: USNM 301835. Paratypes: ANSP 162806 (6); FMNH 77558 (1), 86085 (3), 86088 (1), 89328 (2), 89372 (1), 90497 (12), 90869 (8), 90876 (17, now 14), 98295-98 (1, 1, 2, 3); SIO 89-13 to 14 (5, 1); USNM 290669 (2), 301830-34 (3, 3, 10, 23, 9 [c&s]), 301836 (4). Type catalog: Springer & Orrell 1996:8-9 [ref. 22274]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria paula Johnson & Brothers 1989 -- (Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Williams 2002:15 [ref. 26522], Smith et al. 2003:53 [ref. 27621], Patzner et al. 2009:469 [ref. 30396], Lobel & Lobel 2011:50 [ref. 31774]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria paula Johnson & Brothers 1989. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Belize. Habitat: marine.

rivasi, Acanthemblemaria Stephens [J. S., Jr.] 1970:308, Fig. 15 [Copeia 1970 (no. 2); ref. 6994] Small cave as Portete, Puerto Limon, Costa Rica. Holotype: USNM 203818 [ex UMIM 6104]. Paratypes: UF [ex UMML publ. as 22311] (2); plus 1 non-type. Type catalog: Springer & Orrell 1996:9 [ref. 22274]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria rivasi Stephens 1970 -- (Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974:208 [ref. 7151], Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Hastings & Robertson 1999:108 [ref. 23826], Hastings & Robertson 1999:35 [ref. 24283], Williams 2003:1766 [ref. 27109], Lasso-Alcalá et al. 2005:184 [ref. 28938], Patzner et al. 2009:469 [ref. 30396]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria rivasi Stephens 1970. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

rubraurea, Acanthemblemaria Fowler [H. W.] 1944:292, Fig. 254 [Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia No. 6; ref. 1448] Saboga, Perlas Islands, (Pacific) Panama. Holotype (unique): ANSP 70078. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:41 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Acanthemblemaria hancocki Myers & Reid 1936. Current status: Synonym of Acanthemblemaria hancocki Myers & Reid 1936. Chaenopsidae. Habitat: marine.

spinosa, Acanthemblemaria Metzelaar [J.] 1919:159, Fig. 53 [Report on the fishes; ref. 2982] Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles. Holotype (unique): ZMA 102156. Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:93 [ref. 19236]. •Valid as Acanthemblemaria spinosa Metzelaar 1919 -- (Stephens 1963:41 [ref. 4270], Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974:206 [ref. 7151], Greenfield & Johnson 1981:55 [ref. 5580], Hastings 1990:725 [ref. 22888], Cervigón 1994:102 [ref. 24488], Almany & Baldwin 1996:426 [ref. 22526], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:166 [ref. 27754], Williams 2003:1766 [ref. 27109], Smith et al. 2003:54 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:165 [ref. 27807], Lasso-Alcalá et al. 2005:183 [ref. 28938], Garrido & Varela 2008:29 [ref. 29606], Patzner et al. 2009:469 [ref. 30396], Page et al. 2013:171 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:70 [ref. 33341]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria spinosa Metzelaar 1919. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

stephensi, Acanthemblemaria Rosenblatt [R. H.] & McCosker [J. E.] 1988:104, Figs. 1, 2A-B [Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 4) v. 45 (no. 7); ref. 6383] Isla de Malpelo, Colombia. Holotype: SIO 72-97 [not 79]. Paratypes: CAS 31542 (4); SIO 72-96 (17), 72-97 (37). •Valid as Acanthemblemaria stephensi Rosenblatt & McCosker 1988 -- (Hastings 1990:728 [ref. 22888], Allen & Robertson 1994:241 [ref. 22193], Hastings in Fischer et al. 1995:999 [ref. 22829], Hastings & Robertson 1999:110 [ref. 23826], Patzner et al. 2009:469 [ref. 30396]). Current status: Valid as Acanthemblemaria stephensi Rosenblatt & McCosker 1988. Chaenopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

variegata, Acanthemblemaria Beebe [W.] & Tee-Van [J.] 1928:247, Fig. [Zoologica, Scientific Contributions of the New York Zoological Society v. 10 (no. 1); ref. 15836] Lamentin Reef, Port-au-Prince Bay, Haiti, West Indies, depth 2 feet. Holotype: USNM 170569 [ex NYZS 7464]. Paratypes: USNM 179570 [ex NYZS 7098, 7195B, 7261, 7261a, 7278, 7278a, 7454] (9). Type catalog: Mead 1958:131 [ref. 20648], Springer & Orrell 1996:10-11 [ref. 22274]. •Synonym of Acanthemblemaria spinosa Metzelaar 1919 -- (Stephens 1963:41 [ref. 4270], Smith-Vaniz & Palacio 1974:206 [ref. 7151]). Current status: Synonym of Acanthemblemaria spinosa Metzelaar 1919. Chaenopsidae. Habitat: marine.