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lunatus, Holocanthus Blosser [C. B.] 1909:299, Pl. 12 (fig. 1) [Annals of the Carnegie Museum v. 6 (no. 1) (art. 5); ref. 14363] St. Croix Island, Virgin Islands, West Indies. Holotype (unique): FMNH 52831 [ex CM 1235]. Type catalog: Henn 1928:93 [ref. 12305], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:46 [ref. 12367]. Original genus correctly as Holacanthus. •Questionably a synonym of Holacanthus ciliaris (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Allen 1980:251 [ref. 22764]). Current status: Synonym of Holacanthus ciliaris (Linnaeus 1758). Pomacanthidae. Habitat: marine.