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venosus, Scarus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840:212 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 14; ref. 4882] Réunion, western Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-1744 (2). Type catalog: Bauchot & Guibé 1960:299 [ref. 20736]. •Valid as Scarus venosus Valenciennes 1840 -- (Chen et al. 1997:142 [ref. 26476]). •Synonym of Scarus psittacus Forsskål 1775 -- (Randall & Bruce 1983:27 [ref. 5412], Choat & Randall 1986:215 [ref. 8099], Randall et al. 1990:354 [ref. 15987], Fricke 1999:459 [ref. 24106], Parenti & Randall 2000:58 [ref. 24943], Liao et al. 2004:533 [ref. 28045], Randall 2005:459 [ref. 28239]). Current status: Synonym of Scarus psittacus Forsskål 1775. Scaridae: Scarinae. Habitat: marine.