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melanichthys, Crenidens Richardson [J.] 1846:243 [Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 15th meeting [1845]; ref. 3742] Seas of Japan and China. Lectotype: RMNH 2346 (mounted). Paralectotypes: RMNH 371-373 (3, mounted), 1224-25 (1, 1), 2342 (1, mounted). Based on Temminck & Schlegel 1842:75, Pl. 39. Lectotype selected by Yagishita & Nakabo 2000:125 [ref. 24523]. •Synonym of Girella punctata Gray 1835 -- (Yagishita & Nakabo 2000:125 [ref. 24523], Yagishita & Nakabo 2002:294 [ref. 26339], Randall 2007:273 [ref. 30952]). •Valid as Girella melanichthys (Richardson 1846) -- (Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:166 [ref. 6441], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:623 [ref. 25122], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:178 [ref. 25480], Choi et al. 2003:356, 626 [ref. 26218], Knudsen & Clements 2016:259 [ref. 34458]). Current status: Valid as Girella melanichthys (Richardson 1846). Girellidae. Distribution: China and Japan. Habitat: marine.