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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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phaeostictus, Ctenogobiops Randall [J. E.], Shao [K.-T.] & Chen [J.-P.] 2007:32, Fig. 12 [Zoological Studies v. 46 (no. 1); ref. 29015] Lagoon side of Pig Island, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, depth 10 meters. Holotype (unique): BPBM 32488. The genus Ctenoobius is indicated by mistake in the summary; the original genus is clearly Ctenogobiops. •Valid as Vanderhorstia phaeosticta (Randall, Shao & Chen 2007) -- (Allen & Erdmann 2012:890 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:177 [ref. 33932], Allen et al. 2019:96 [ref. 37044], Wada et al. 2021:50 [ref. 38521]). Current status: Valid as Vanderhorstia phaeosticta (Randall, Shao & Chen 2007). Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia east to Philippines and Papua New Guinea, north to Amami Islands (southern Japan), south to New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.