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maculosus, Chaetodon Forsskål [P. S.] 1775:xiii, 62 [Descriptiones animalium (Forsskål); ref. 1351] [Lohajæ] Al-Luhayya, Yemen, Red Sea. Holotype (unique): ZMUC P52402 (dry skin). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:68 [ref. 9588], Fricke 2008:45 [ref. 30182]. Originally Chaetodon maculosus, arusa on p. 62, Chaetodon maculosus on p. xiii. Available by indication (ICZN Art. 12.2.2) from p. xiii, with diagnosis from p. 62 (Fricke 2008:45 [ref. 30182]). Authorship according to Fricke 2008:45 [ref. 30182]. Nomen protectum according to Fricke 2008:45 [ref. 30182]. Holotype figured in Klausewitz & Nielsen 1965:Pl. 33 [ref. 20847]. •Valid as Pomacanthus maculosus (Forsskål 1775) -- (Allen 1980:251 [ref. 22764], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:187 [ref. 6441], Dor 1984:171 [ref. 29757], Smith & Heemstra 1986:626 [ref. 5714], Randall 1988:2 [ref. 12862], Masuda & Senou 1994:5 [ref. 24337], Goren & Dor 1994:48 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:255 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:195 [ref. 23922], Senou 2001:2 [ref. 25720], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S112 [ref. 27377], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:283 [ref. 28072], Fricke 2008:45 [ref. 30182], Bariche 2010:31 [ref. 30715], Bogorodsky et al. 2014:427 [ref. 33460], Jawad et al. 2014:124 [ref. 34075], Psomadakis et al. 2015:292 [ref. 34104], Ali et al. 2018:336 [ref. 36183], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[21] 259 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:111 [ref. 36273], Jawad et al. 2018:118 [ref. 36262], Eagderi et al. 2019:94 [ref. 37020], Othman & Stern in Stern et al. 2019:446 [ref. 36863], Zajonz et al. 2019:84 [ref. 36871], Bariche & Fricke 2020:135 [ref. 37515], Golani 2021:64 [ref. 38303] as maculates). Nomen Protectum. Current status: Valid as Pomacanthus maculosus (Forsskål 1775). Pomacanthidae. Distribution: Red Sea; western Indian Ocean: East Africa, Socotra and Persian Gulf east to Pakistan; eastern Mediterranean Sea (Red Sea immigrant). Habitat: marine.