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longiceps, Scarus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:241 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Waigeo, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-2479 (dry). Type catalog: Bauchot & GuibĂ© 1960:295 [ref. 20736]. •Valid as Scarus longiceps Valenciennes 1840 -- (Kishimoto in Masuda et al. 1984:220 [ref. 6441], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:492 [ref. 27969]). •Valid as Hipposcarus longiceps (Valenciennes 1840) -- (Choat & Randall 1986:196 [ref. 8099], Allen & Swainston 1988:122 [ref. 25477], Randall et al. 1990:344 [ref. 15987], Bellwood 1994:67 [ref. 19116], Allen 1997:198 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:344 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:209 [ref. 23965], Parenti & Randall 2000:54 [ref. 24943], Bellwood in Randall & Lim 2000:630 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1016 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:376 [ref. 25191], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:220 [ref. 25480], Allen 2000:115 [ref. 25868], Bellwood 2001:3480 [ref. 26278], Hutchins 2001:40 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:1016 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:51 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:637 [ref. 27495] dated 1839, Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:161 [ref. 27510], Lobel & Lobel 2004:74 [ref. 27576] dated 1839, Randall et al. 2004:23 [ref. 27624], Liao et al. 2004:530 [ref. 28045], Randall 2005:451 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1429 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2012:736 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:141 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2019:242 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Hipposcarus longiceps (Valenciennes 1840). Scaridae: Scarinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Cocos-Keeling Islands and Indonesia east to Micronesia, Line Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.