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okinawae, Uropterygius Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901:886, Fig. 22 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 23 (no. 1239); ref. 2508] Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 6482. Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:48 [ref. 12291], Böhlke & Smith 2002:162 [ref. 26380]. •Valid as Scuticaria okinawae (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Böhlke & McCosker 1997:172 [ref. 23214], Fricke 1999:56 [ref. 24106], Böhlke et al. 1999:1657 [ref. 24692], Böhlke & Randall 2000:265 [ref. 24493], Nakabo 2000:198 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:198 [ref. 26001], Böhlke & Smith 2002:162 [ref. 26380], Allen & Adrim 2003:23 [ref. 26830] with genus as Scuticara, Randall 2005:50 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:125 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:96 [ref. 30952], Smith 2012:35 [ref. 32155]). Current status: Valid as Scuticaria okinawae (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to Hawaiian and Society Islands, north to southern Japan. Habitat: marine.