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melanospilos, Holacanthus Bleeker [P.] 1857:56 [Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Ne√™rlandicae v. 2 (art. 7); ref. 356] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): RMNH 5812. •Valid as Genicanthus melanospilos (Bleeker 1857) -- (Allen 1980:250 [ref. 22764], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:188 [ref. 6441], Randall et al. 1990:242 [ref. 15987], Allen 1997:158 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:234 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:242 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:172 [ref. 23965], Pyle in Randall & Lim 2000:624 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:905 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:308 [ref. 25191], Hutchins 2001:265 [ref. 25841], Pyle 2001:3283 [ref. 26118], Nakabo 2002:905 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2002:42 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:631 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:19 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:339 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1307 [ref. 29090], Motomura et al. 2010:140 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:556 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:106 [ref. 33932], Fricke et al. 2019:198 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Genicanthus melanospilos (Bleeker 1857). Pomacanthidae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: South China Sea and Indonesia east to New Ireland (Papua New Guinea) and Vanuatu; north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Western Australia, Great Barrier Reef (Queensland, Australia) and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.