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ocellatus, Pleuronectes Linnaeus [C.] 1758:269 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Surinami [Suriname, in error]. Holotype: NRM 19. Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:273 [ref. 20707]. •Valid as Monochirus ocellatus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Heemstra & Gon 1986:871 [ref. 5665]). •Valid as Microchirus ocellatus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Torchio 1973:633 [ref. 6892], Quéro et al. in Whitehead et al. 1986:1315 [ref. 13677], Desoutter 1990:1041 [ref. 18967], Desoutter 1994:225 [ref. 22326], Evseenko 1998:61 [ref. 23643], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:153 [ref. 26753], Golani 2005:63 [ref. 37112], Fricke et al. 2007:115 [ref. 29533], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:74 [ref. 36649], Desoutter-Meniger & Munroe in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:3019 [ref. 34618], Fricke et al. 2018:372 [ref. 35805], Martins & Carneiro 2018:91 [ref. 36550], Artüz & Fricke 2019:560 [ref. 36612], Carneiro et al. 2019:193 [ref. 37250], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:101 [ref. 36864], Bariche & Fricke 2020:102 [ref. 37515], Kovačić et al. 2020:28 [ref. 37519], Golani 2021:86 [ref. 38303]). Current status: Valid as Microchirus ocellatus (Linnaeus 1758). Soleidae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea; Sea of Marmara; eastern Atlantic: Spain south to Sierra Leone, including Madeira; southwestern Indian Ocean: South Africa to Madagascar. Habitat: marine.