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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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lophodon, Haplodactylus Günther [A.] 1859:435, Pl. 23 (fig., B) [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 1; ref. 1961] New South Wales, Australia. Syntypes: BMNH 1851.10.2.1 (1), 1859.6.3.23 (1). Also listed was Pl. XXIII. fig. B, but on preface p. vi it is stated, "The Plates referred to, and executed by Mr. Ford, will be published as a separate volume." Original genus should have been Aplodactylus. •Valid as Crinodus lophodon (Günther 1859) -- (Kuiter 1993:256 [ref. 23929], Kuiter 1997:246 [ref. 25488], Johnson 1999:742 [ref. 25471]). •Valid as Aplodactylus lophodon Günther 1859 -- (Russell 2000:2163 [ref. 28805], Burridge 2000:2180 [ref. 28806], Bray & Hoese 2006:1354 [ref. 29049], Russell 2008:623 [ref. 30632]). Current status: Valid as Aplodactylus lophodon Günther 1859. Aplodactylidae. Distribution: Southern Australia. Habitat: marine.

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