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proboscideus, Monodichthys Chabanaud [P.] 1925:356 [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 1) v. 31 (no. 5) [1925]; ref. 780] Cape Blanc [Blanco], Mauritania. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1925-0242. Type catalog: Desoutter et al. 2001:322 [ref. 25922]. •Valid as Heteromycteris proboscideus (Chabanaud 1925) -- (Desoutter 1986:430 [ref. 6212], Desoutter 1990:1040 [ref. 18967], Desoutter in Lévêque et al. 1992:861 [ref. 21590], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:180 [ref. 25472], Poll & Gosse 1995:79 [ref. 24781], Desoutter et al. 2001:322 [ref. 25922], Desoutter-Meniger & Munroe in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:3014 [ref. 34618], Reiner 2019:296 [ref. 38139]). Current status: Valid as Heteromycteris proboscideus (Chabanaud 1925). Soleidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania south to southern Angola, including São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.