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genivittatus, Julis Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1839:416 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 13; ref. 1007] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: Mauritius: MNHN A-8310 (1, mounted), A-8311 (2, dry), A-9168 (2), A-9169 (2), B-2156 (5, dry), B-2157 (3, dry), B-2158 (3, dry), B-2160 (3, dry), B-2161 (3). Type catalog: Bauchot 1963:56-58 [ref. 19171]. Based on a manuscript description by Commerson (Philibert Commerson, 1727-1773, french explorer and naturalist), and on several MNHN specimens. •Synonym of Thalassoma hebraicum (Lacepède 1801) -- (Dor 1984:208 [ref. 29757]). •Valid as Thalassoma genivittatum (Valenciennes 1839) -- (Randall 1986:704 [ref. 5706], Allen 1995:76 [ref. 21960], Fricke 1999:434 [ref. 24106], Parenti & Randall 2000:45 [ref. 24943], Bernardi et al. 2004:371 [ref. 27454], Heemstra et al. 2004:3326 [ref. 27945], Heemstra 2004:3338 [ref. 27945], Fricke et al. 2009:89 [ref. 30213], Kuiter 2010:197 [ref. 35285], Fricke et al. 2013:267 [ref. 32706], Fricke et al. 2018:293 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:19 [ref. 36883]). Current status: Valid as Thalassoma genivittatum (Valenciennes 1839). Labridae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), Mozambique Channel, Madagascar, Seychelles; RĂ©union, Mauritius and Rodrigues (Mascarenes). Habitat: marine.