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macrostoma, Haemulon Günther [A.] 1859:308 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 1; ref. 1961] Jamaica. Syntypes: (3) BMNH 1848.1.12.981 (1 left hald skin), 1848.1.12.984-985 (2 left half skins). Also listed was Plate XVIII, but on preface p. vi it is stated, "The Plates referred to, and executed by Mr. Ford, will be published as a separate volume." The specific name macrostoma is an indeclinable noun. •Valid as Haemulon macrostoma Günther 1859 (often seen as macrostomum) -- (Courtenay 1961:108 [ref. 21095], Robins & Ray 1986:179 [ref. 23100], Cervigón 1992:333 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:210 [ref. 24474], Rocha & Rosa 1999:448 [ref. 23802], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:263 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:161 [ref. 27754], Lindeman & Toxey 2003:1540 [ref. 27094], Smith et al. 2003:34 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:144 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:374 [ref. 28815], Rocha et al. 2008:921 [ref. 29817], Tavera et al. 2012:6 [ref. 32469], Page et al. 2013:149 [ref. 32708], Page et al. 2013:149 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Collette 2013:173 [ref. 32953]. Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:54 [ref. 33341], Robertson et al. 2016:145 [ref. 34961] as macrostomum, Parenti 2019:160 [ref. 37021], Robertson et al. 2020:156 [ref. 38098] as macrostomum). Current status: Valid as Haemulon macrostoma Günther 1859. Haemulidae: Haemulinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Florida (U.S.A.) and Antilles south to Brazil, including Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.