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kamar, Uropterygius McCosker [J. E.] & Randall [J. E.] 1977:164, Figs. 3b, 4 [Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (Series 4) v. 41 (no. 3); ref. 7267] Itsandra, Grande Comore Island, Comoro Islands, Indian Ocean, depth 25 meters. Holotype: CAS 35251. Paratypes: ANSP 124794 (3), 134217 (11); CAS 35252 (20); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 4557 (5); BPBM 12051 (1), 9442 (2), 16471 (4), 16606 (1), 17005 (1), 17047 (1); USNM 215281 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:130 [ref. 13621], Smith 1994:25 [ref. 21917], Böhlke & Smith 2002:160 [ref. 26380]. •Valid as Uropterygius kamar McCosker & Randall 1977 -- (Castle & McCosker 1986:175 [ref. 5645], Winterbottom et al. 1989:11 [ref. 13251], Myers 1999:52 [ref. 23965], Böhlke et al. 1999:1657 [ref. 24692], Randall 1999:7 [ref. 25829], Hutchins 2001:17 [ref. 25847], Böhlke & Smith 2002:160 [ref. 26380], Allen & Adrim 2003:23 [ref. 26830], Randall 2005:52 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:259 [ref. 29005], Allen & Erdmann 2012:98 [ref. 31980], Smith 2012:36 [ref. 32155], Fricke et al. 2014:21 [ref. 33932]). Current status: Valid as Uropterygius kamar McCosker & Randall 1977. Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa and Comoro Islands east to Marshall and Pitcairn islands, south to Solomon Islands. Habitat: marine.