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aurata, Perca Park [M.] 1797:35 [The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London v. 3 (art. 9); ref. 17801] Habitat in Sumatræ littore [Bengkulu Province, Sumatra, Indonesia, eastern Indian Ocean]. Syntypes: BMNH 1863.11.12.7 (dry, left half skin). Type catalog: Wheeler 1974:473 [ref. 31545]. Original is Perca aurata, since Scolopsis is feminine, the correct combination should be Scolopsis aurata. •Valid as Scolopsis aurata (Park 1797) -- (Russell 1990:104 [ref. 19228] as auratus, Mohsin & Ambak 1996:322 [ref. 27969] as auratus, Allen 1997:140 [ref. 23977], Fricke 1999:303 [ref. 24106] as auratus, Russell 2001:3087 [ref. 26106] as auratus, Allen & Adrim 2003:41 [ref. 26830], Barman & Mishra 2009:26 [ref. 37652], Allen & Erdmann 2012:485 [ref. 31980]. Ali et al. 2018:330 [ref. 36183]). Current status: Valid as Scolopsis aurata (Park 1797). Nemipteridae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Mauritius (Mascarenes) east to western Indonesia. Habitat: marine.