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y-graecum, Uranoscopus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:308 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 3; ref. 4879] No locality. Syntypes: MNHN A-5602 (1, dry). Originally as Y graecum. Appeared first as name only in Cuvier 1829:154 [ref. 995]. The spelling is corrected to ygraecum according to ICZN Art. 32.5.2.2. •Valid as Astroscopus ygraecum (Cuvier 1829) (often as y-graecum) -- (Berry & Anderson 1961:569 [ref. 37362] as y-graecum, Pietsch 1989:298 [ref. 12541], Boschung 1992:158 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:454 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1994:61 [ref. 24488], Aguilera 1998:52 [ref. 24221] as ygricium, Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:400 [ref. 24550] as ygraecum, Camargo & Isaac 2001:143 [ref. 27639], Carpenter 2003:1747 [ref. 27092], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:94 [ref. 27192] as ygraecum, Nelson et al. 2004:161 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:569 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:166 [ref. 32708], Vilasri 2013:88 [ref. 33304], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:345 [ref. 36407] as y-graecum, Spier et al. 2018:15 [ref. 36103], Ribeiro et al. 2019:9 [ref. 36717] as y-graecum). Current status: Valid as Astroscopus ygraecum (Cuvier 1829). Uranoscopidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: North Carolina (U.S.A.) south to Yucatán (Mexico) south to São Paulo (Brazil), including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.