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Species in the genus Mulloidichthys: [ 20 ] records


armatus, Mulloides De Vis [C. W.] 1884:458 [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 9 (pt 3); ref. 4898] Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): QM I.122 (in 2 pieces). •Incertae sedis in Mullidae -- (Hoese & Bray 2006:1274 [ref. 29000]). •Synonym of Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801) -- (Uiblein et al. 2020:146 [ref. 37659]). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.

auratus, Mulloides Fourmanoir [P.] & Crosnier [A.] 1964:15, Fig. 9 [Cahiers O. R. S. T. O. M. (Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer) Série Océanographie No. 6 (1963); ref. 5568] Anjouan, Comoro Islands. Syntypes: IRSMNB (many) probably lost. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1985:12 [ref. 20735]. •Synonym of Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.

ayliffe, Mulloidichthys Uiblein [F.] 2011:56, Figs. 2-3, Pls. 1-2 [Smithiana, Publications in Aquatic Biodiversity, Bulletin No. 13; ref. 31259] Sodwana Bay, Mellow Yellow Reef, 27°31.863'S, 32°42.48'E, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 12-19 meters. Holotype: SAIAB 86367. Paratypes: BPBM 17620 (1), 36010 (2), 36024 (6), 41008 (1); SAIAB 13907 (2), 18055 (1), 18057 (2), 86368 (2). Plus non-type specimens from Sri Lanka. The name is used as a noun; for Mr. N. Ayliffe. •Valid as Mulloidichthys ayliffe Uiblein 2011 -- (Allen & Erdmann 2012:503 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:261 [ref. 32706], Koeda et al. 2016:1 [ref. 35369], Zajonz et al. 2019:81 [ref. 36871], Psomadakis et al. 2020:500 [ref. 37272], Echreshavi et al. 2022:2 [ref. 39234], Uiblein & Randall 2022:356 [ref. 39855], Zajonz et al. 2023:29 [ref. 40906]). Current status: Valid as Mulloidichthys ayliffe Uiblein 2011. Mullidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), East Africa, Mozambique Channel and Oman to Socotra (Yemen) and Seychelles; Sri Lanka east to Myanmar and Andaman Islands. Habitat: marine.

balteatus, Upeneus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:484 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 3; ref. 4879] Cuba. No types known. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1985:14-15 [ref. 20735]. •Synonym of Mulloidichthys martinicus (Cuvier 1829). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys martinicus (Cuvier 1829). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.

dentatus, Upeneus Gill [T. N.] 1862:256 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 14; ref. 4909] Baja California, Mexico. Syntypes: USNM 3699 (3). •Valid as Mulloides dentatus (Gill 1862) -- (Bussing & López S. 1994:136 [ref. 23101], Randall et al. 1990:209 [ref. 15987], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:425 [ref. 24023]). •Valid as Mulloidichthys dentatus (Gill 1862) -- (Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:222 [ref. 9277], Stepien et al. 1994:44 [ref. 21179], Allen & Robertson 1994:174 [ref. 22193], Schneider in Fischer et al. 1995:1300 [ref. 22830], Randall 1995:239 [ref. 22896], Allen & Robertson 1997:827 [ref. 41086], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:297 [ref. 24555], Thomson et al. 2000:136 [ref. 25640], Kim 2002:62 [ref. 26347], Randall 2003:1656 [ref. 27098], Nelson et al. 2004:149 [ref. 27807], Randall 2005:293 [ref. 28239], Béarez & Séret 2009:148 [ref. 36646], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:193 [ref. 30957], Uiblein 2011:55 [ref. 31259], Page et al. 2013:153 [ref. 32708], Galván-Villa et al. 2016:147 [ref. 34871], Fourriére et al. 2016:446 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:609 [ref. 34923], Koeda et al. 2016:1 [ref. 35369], Sánchez-Jiménez et al. 2018:S8 [ref. 36248] as cf. dentatus, González-Murcia et al. 2019:305 [ref. 36544], Love et al. 2021:168 [ref. 39279], Echreshavi et al. 2022:4 [ref. 39234], Page et al. 2023:119 [ref. 40505], Vela-Espinosa et al. 2023:6 [ref. 40981], Uiblein et al. 2024:17 [ref. 40891]). Current status: Valid as Mulloidichthys dentatus (Gill 1862). Mullidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Pacific coast of northern Baja California (Mexico) south to northern Chile, including Gulf of California (Mexico) and Clipperton Island (France). Habitat: marine.

erythrinus, Mulloides Klunzinger [C. B.] 1884:50 [Die Fische des Rothen Meeres; ref. 2625] Red Sea. New name for Mulloides ruber Klunzinger 1870. •Synonym of Mulloides vanicolensis (Valenciennes 1831) -- (Dor & Ben-Tuvia in Dor 1984:161 [ref. 29757], Ben-Tuvia & Kissil 1988:3 [ref. 12819]). •Synonym of Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes 1831) -- (Randall 2001:3183 [ref. 26109], Mundy 2005:389 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes 1831). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.

flammeus, Mulloides Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903:186 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 22 (1902); ref. 2450] Kailua, Hawaii Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype: USNM 50665 (missing in 1980). Paratypes: AMNH 2297 (1), ANSP 24225 (1, missing), BPBM 1702 (1, missing), FMNH [old no. 3953] (1, missing), IU 9815 (1, missing), MCZ (1, never received), CAS-SU 7475 (1, missing), USFC 2723 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:79 [ref. 12291], Böhlke 1984:129 [ref. 13621], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:58 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Mulloidichthys pfluegeri (Steindachner 1900) -- (Mundy 2005:388 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys pfluegeri (Steindachner 1900). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.

flavicaudus, Mulloidichthys flavolineatus Fernandez-Silva [I.] & Randall [J. E.] in Fernandez-Silva, Randall, Golani & Bogorodsky 2016:141, Figs. 4, 7-10, 13-14 [ZooKeys No. 605; ref. 34548] Sudan, Sanganeb Atoll, Red Sea, 19°39'N, 37°14'E. Holotype: SMF 35486 [ex SMF 24824]. Paratypes: BPBM, CAS, HUJ, SMF, USNM. Plus additional non-type material. •Synonym of Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801), but a valid subspecies flavicaudus Fernandez-Silva & Randall 2016 -- (Uiblein et al. 2020:148 [ref. 37659], Zajonz et al. 2023:30 [ref. 40906], Uiblein et al. 2024:17 [ref. 40891]). •Valid as Mulloidichthys flavicaudus Fernandez-Silva & Randall 2016 -- (Golani & Fricke 2018:102 [ref. 36273], Zajonz et al. 2019:81 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Mulloidichthys flavicaudus Fernandez-Silva & Randall 2016. Mullidae. Distribution: Red Sea; northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden and Socotra (Yemen). Habitat: marine.

flavolineatus, Mullus Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1801:384, 406 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 3; ref. 2710] Mauritius, East Coast, Oyster Bay, Indian Ocean, 19°43'S, 63°21'E. Neotype: BPBM 21035. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1985:13 [ref. 20735]. Originally spelled flavolineatus on p. 384, but flavo lineatus on p. 406. Based on Commerson manuscript. Neotype designation by Fricke 1999:309 [ref. 24106] is invalid; see Fricke 2000:639 [ref. 24537]. Neotype designated by Fernandez-Silva et al. 2016:148 [ref. 34548]. •Valid as Mulloides flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801) -- (Dor & Ben-Tuvia in Dor 1984:161 [ref. 29757], Ben-Tuvia 1986:610 [ref. 5641], Ben-Tuvia & Kissil 1988:3 [ref. 12819], Winterbottom et al. 1989:40 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:208 [ref. 15987], Goren & Dor 1994:44 [ref. 25356], Myers 1999:159 [ref. 23965], Allen 2000:89 [ref. 37268]). •Valid as Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801), as a valid subspecies flavolineatus -- (Koeda et al. 2016:48 [ref. 35333], Uiblein et al. 2020:148 [ref. 37659], Koreeda et al. 2022:23 [ref. 39102]). •Valid as Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801) -- (Yamakawa in Masuda et al. 1984:164 [ref. 6441], Kuiter 1993:201 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:162 [ref. 25479], Randall 1995:239 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:140 [ref. 23977], Carpenter et al. 1997:191 [ref. 23922], Randall et al. 1997:208 [ref. 25919], Fricke 1999:307 [ref. 24106], Johnson 1999:737 [ref. 25471], Randall 1999:16 [ref. 25829], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:622 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:874 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:280 [ref. 25191], Randall & Earle 2000:15 [ref. 25806], Allen 2000:104 [ref. 25868], Sakai et al. 2001:100 [ref. 25693], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:102 [ref. 26368], Hutchins 2001:264 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:35 [ref. 25847], Randall 2001:3181 [ref. 26109], Kim 2002:62 [ref. 26347], Nakabo 2002:874 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:41 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S111 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:628 [ref. 27495], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:109 [ref. 27510], Lobel & Lobel 2004:72 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:17 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:121 [ref. 27715], Heemstra et al. 2004:3322 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:261 [ref. 28072], Randall 2005:292 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:388 [ref. 28379], Hoese & Bray 2006:1265 [ref. 29000], Randall 2007:260 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:68 [ref. 30213], Motomura et al. 2010:128 [ref. 31256], Uiblein 2011:59 [ref. 31259], Allen & Erdmann 2012:504 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:261 [ref. 32706], Bos 2014:752 [ref. 33550], Fricke et al. 2014:94 [ref. 33932], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:6 [ref. 33988], Psomadakis et al. 2015:282 [ref. 34104], Koeda et al. 2016:1 [ref. 35369], Fricke et al. 2018:224 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:22 [ref. 36883], Dalleau-Coudert et al. 2019:164 [ref. 40104], Eagderi et al. 2019:87 [ref. 37020], Fricke et al. 2019:174 [ref. 36673], Zajonz et al. 2019:81 [ref. 36871], Psomadakis et al. 2020:501 [ref. 37272], Echreshavi et al. 2022:4 [ref. 39234], Uiblein & Randall 2022:356 [ref. 39855], Zajonz et al. 2022:205 [ref. 40522]). Current status: Valid as Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801). Mullidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: northern Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), East Africa, Mozambique Channel, Persian Gulf, Socotra (Yemen), Madagascar and Mascarenes (La Réunion, Mauritius, Rodrigues) east to Hawaiian Islands (U. S. A.), Line Islands (Kiribati) and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, New South Wales (Australia) at 36°S, Lord Howe Island (Australia), northern New Zealand and Rapa (French Polynesia). Red Sea records based on Mulloidichthys flavicaudus [ref. 34548]. Habitat: marine.

flavovittatus, Upeneus Poey [F.] 1853:[224, 227], Pl. 17 [as Pl. 20] (fig. 4) [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 1; ref. 3497] Cuba. Syntypes: MCZ 21819 (1), 21821 (2). Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:204 [ref. 22926] with MCZ 21819 as holotype. Originally flavo-vittatus, correction mandatory. Name dates from plate: Oct. 1852; text published May 1853. •Synonym of Mulloidichthys martinicus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:271 [ref. 25013]). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys martinicus (Cuvier 1829). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.

martinicus, Upeneus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829:483 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 3; ref. 4879] Martinique Island, West Indies. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-3404. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1985:8 [ref. 20735]. •Valid as Mulloides martinicus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Ben-Tuvia 1990:828 [ref. 17305], Randall et al. 1990:209 [ref. 15987], Afonso et al. 1999:75 [ref. 25466] with author as Bleeker 1849). •Valid as Mulloidichthys martinicus (Cuvier 1829) -- (Matsuura in Uyeno et al. 1983:383 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:190 [ref. 23100], Edwards & Glass 1987:642 [ref. 9166], Boschung 1992:147 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:363 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:316 [ref. 24474], Stepien et al. 1994:44 [ref. 21179], Allen & Robertson 1994:174 [ref. 22193], Randall 1995:239 [ref. 22896], Aguilera 1998:51 [ref. 24221], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:271 [ref. 25013], Thomson et al. 2000:136 [ref. 25640], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:162 [ref. 27754], Gasparini & Floeter 2001:1645 [ref. 25634], Rocha & Rosa 2001:990 [ref. 25909], Kim 2002:62 [ref. 26347], Collette et al. 2003:111 [ref. 26784], Randall 2003:1656 [ref. 27098], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:89 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:38 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:149 [ref. 27807], Randall 2005:293 [ref. 28239], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:449 [ref. 28815], Wirtz et al. 2007:35 [ref. 30263], Uiblein 2011:55 [ref. 31259], Page et al. 2013:153 [ref. 32708], Wirtz et al. 2013:127 [ref. 32972], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:57 [ref. 33341], Wirtz et al. 2014:8 [ref. 33516], Bos 2014:752 [ref. 33550], Pinheiro et al. 2015:20 [ref. 34324], Golani in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2657 [ref. 34618], Robertson et al. 2016:146 [ref. 34961], Koeda et al. 2016:1 [ref. 35369], Brown et al. 2019:175 [ref. 36444], Reiner 2019:226 [ref. 38139], Robertson et al. 2020:159 [ref. 38098], Escobar-Sierra et al. 2021:81 [ref. 38844], Rotundo et al. in Marceniuk et al. 2021:498 [ref. 38945], Bennema & van Moorsel 2022:74 [ref. 39585], Echreshavi et al. 2022:4 [ref. 39234], Carvalho-Filho 2023:184 [ref. 40480], Page et al. 2023:119 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Mulloidichthys martinicus (Cuvier 1829). Mullidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: southeastern Florida (U.S.A.) and Bermuda south to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), including Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, Fernando de Noronha and Trinidade Island (Brazil); southern central Atlantic: Saint Helena Island; eastern Atlantic: Canary Islands, Cape Verde Islands, São Tomé and Principe. IUCN (2015): Least concern. Habitat: marine.

mimicus, Mulloidichthys Randall [J. E.] & Guézé [P.] 1980:605, Pl. 1 (fig. B) [Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Série 4: Section A: Zoologie, Biologie et Écologie Animales v. 2 (no. 2); ref. 8671] West side of Sentinelle de l'Est, Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, South Pacific, depth 15 meters. Holotype: BPBM 12638. Paratypes: BPBM 4079 (1), 7738 (6), 11901 (1), 12135 (1); CAS 44204 (1); MNHN 1966-0715 (1), 1974-0078 (1); USNM 220029 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1985:5 [ref. 20735]. •Valid as Mulloidichthys mimicus Randall & Guézé 1980 -- (Randall & Earle 2000:15 [ref. 25806], Randall 2001:3180 [ref. 26109], Kim 2002:62 [ref. 26347], Randall 2005:292 [ref. 28239], Randall 2007:261 [ref. 30952], Uiblein 2011:64 [ref. 31259], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:6 [ref. 33988], Koeda et al. 2016:1 [ref. 35369], Echreshavi et al. 2022:5 [ref. 39234]). Current status: Valid as Mulloidichthys mimicus Randall & Guézé 1980. Mullidae. Distribution: Central and South Pacific: South Pacific islands; Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

pfluegeri, Mulloides Steindachner [F.] 1900:174 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 37 (no. 16) (for 21 June 1900); ref. 20498] Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): UMB 156 [RK UMB 4532]. Type catalog: Wahlert 1955:324 [ref. 21527]. Species later illustrated and described in detail in Steindachner 1900:485 Pl. 3 (fig. 4) [ref. 14892]; on p. 3 of separate. •Valid as Mulloidichthys pflugeri (Steindachner 1900) -- (Lachner 1960:40 [ref. 23973], Yamakawa in Masuda et al. 1984:164 [ref. 6441], Myers 1999:159 [ref. 23965], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:622 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:874 [ref. 25182], Randall 2001:3182 [ref. 26109], Nakabo 2002:874 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:41 [ref. 26830], Koeda et al. 2016:48 [ref. 35333], Koeda et al. 2016:1 [ref. 35369]). •Valid as Mulloidichthys pfluegeri (Steindachner 1900) -- (Fricke 1999:309 [ref. 24106], Randall & Earle 2000:15 [ref. 25806], Kim 2002:62 [ref. 26347], Myers & Donaldson 2003:628 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:17 [ref. 27624], Heemstra et al. 2004:3322 [ref. 27945], Randall 2005:293 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:388 [ref. 28379], Fricke et al. 2009:68 [ref. 30213], Randall 2007:261 [ref. 30952], Uiblein 2011:62 [ref. 31259], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:6 [ref. 33988], Echreshavi et al. 2022:5 [ref. 39234], Uiblein & Randall 2022:357 [ref. 39855], Galbraith et al. 2024:7 [ref. 40930]). Current status: Valid as Mulloidichthys pfluegeri (Steindachner 1900). Mullidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Mascarenes (La Réunion, Mauritius); eastern Indonesia east to Hawaiian Islands (U.S.A.) and Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia), north to Ryukyu Islands (southern Japan), south to Coral Sea (Australia) and Tonga. Habitat: marine.

preorbitalis, Upeneus Smith [R.] & Swain [J.] 1882:132 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 272); ref. 14298] Johnston Island, Pacific. Holotype (unique): USNM 29662. •Synonym of Mulloidichthys samoensis (Günther 1874) -- (Lachner 1960:40 [ref. 23973]). •Synonym of Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801) -- (Mundy 2005:388 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.

queketti, Upeneus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & Thompson [W. W.] 1908:163 [Annals of the South African Museum v. 6 (pt 2); ref. 14320] Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: BMNH 1927.12.6.36 [ex SAM] (1), SAM 9976 (1). •Synonym of Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801) -- (R. Fricke pers. commun. 02/20). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.

rathbuni, Upeneus Evermann [B. W.] & Jenkins [O. P.] 1891:158, Pl. 2 (fig. 4) [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 14 (no. 846); ref. 14499] Guaymas Bay, Sonora, Mexico. Holotype (unique): USNM 43241. •Synonym of Mulloidichthys dentatus (Gill 1862) -- (Uiblein et al. 2024:17 [ref. 40891]). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys dentatus (Gill 1862). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.

ruber, Mulloides Klunzinger [C. B.] 1870:743 [Verhandlungen der K.-K. zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien v. 20; ref. 2621] Red Sea. Syntypes: ?BMNH 1873.8.1.6 [ex MGH] (1) [Tahiti]; MNH 78711 (2); SMNS 24575 (skull, not found, probably lost), SMNS 2061 (2), ZIN 2523 (1), ZMB 7982 (1). Type catalog: Fricke 1992:14 [ref. 20296], Fricke 2005:49 [ref. 29864]. •Synonym of Mulloides vanicolensis Valenciennes 1831 -- (Dor & Ben-Tuvia in Dor 1984:161 [ref. 29757], Ben-Tuvia & Kissil 1988:3 [ref. 12819]). •Synonym of Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes 1831) -- (Golani & Fricke 2018:102 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes 1831). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.

samoensis, Mulloides Günther [A.] 1874:57, Pl. 43 (fig. B) [Andrew Garrett's Fische der Südsee Bd 1 (Heft 3); ref. 18231] Apia, Upolu Island, Samoa. BMNH 1873.4.3.134. •Valid as Mulloidichthys samoensis (Günther 1874) -- (Lachner 1960:40 [ref. 23973]). •Synonym of Mulloides flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801) -- (Dor & Ben-Tuvia in Dor 1984:161 [ref. 29757], Ben-Tuvia & Kissil 1988:3 [ref. 12819], Randall et al. 1990:208 [ref. 15987]). •Synonym of Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801) -- (Randall 1995:239 [ref. 22896], Carpenter et al. 1997:191 [ref. 23922], Randall 2001:3181 [ref. 26109], Randall 2005:292 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:388 [ref. 28379], Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:336 [ref. 28867], Randall 2007:260 [ref. 30952]). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Lacepède 1801). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.

vanicolensis, Upeneus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831:521 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 7; ref. 4881] Vanikoro Island, Santa Cruz Islands, southwestern Pacific. Syntypes: MNHN A-3520 (2), A-3521 (2), B-2352 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1985:9 [ref. 20735]. •Valid as Mulloides vanicolensis (Valenciennes 1831) -- (Dor & Ben-Tuvia in Dor 1984:161 [ref. 29757], Ben-Tuvia 1986:611 [ref. 5641], Ben-Tuvia & Kissil 1988:3 [ref. 12819], Pequeño 1989:62 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:191 [ref. 24556], Winterbottom et al. 1989:40 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:209 [ref. 15987], Goren & Dor 1994:44 [ref. 25356], Larson & Williams 1997:361 [ref. 23967], Allen 2000:89 [ref. 37268]). •Valid as Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes 1831) -- (Lachner 1960:44 [ref. 23973], Yamakawa in Masuda et al. 1984:164 [ref. 6441], Kuiter 1993:201 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:162 [ref. 25479], Stepien et al. 1994:44 [ref. 21179], Randall 1995:239 [ref. 22896], Allen 1997:140 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:194 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:209 [ref. 25919], Anderson et al. 1998:25 [ref. 23611], Myers 1999:159 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:309 [ref. 24106], Randall 1999:16 [ref. 25829], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:622 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:874 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:280 [ref. 25191], Randall & Earle 2000:15 [ref. 25806], Allen 2000:104 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:264 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:35 [ref. 25847], Randall 2001:3183 [ref. 26109], Kim 2002:62 [ref. 26347], Nakabo 2002:874 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:41 [ref. 26830], Randall 2003:1656 [ref. 27098], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S111 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:629 [ref. 27495], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:110 [ref. 27510], Lobel & Lobel 2004:72 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:17 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:121 [ref. 27715], Heemstra et al. 2004:3322 [ref. 27945], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:261 [ref. 28072], Love et al. 2005:129 [ref. 37547], Randall 2005:293 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:388 [ref. 28379], Hoese & Bray 2006:1265 [ref. 29000], Randall 2007:262 [ref. 30952], Imamura in Imamura et al. 2009:173 [ref. 31157], Caratini & Soriano 2011:119 [ref. 39915], Uiblein 2011:63 [ref. 31259], Allen & Erdmann 2012:504 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2013:261 [ref. 32706], Larson et al. 2013:150 [ref. 32988], Bos 2014:752 [ref. 33550], Fricke et al. 2014:95 [ref. 33932], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:6 [ref. 33988], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:114 [ref. 36167], Psomadakis et al. 2015:283 [ref. 34104], Stewart 2015:1290 [ref. 34196], Koeda et al. 2016:49 [ref. 35333], Koeda et al. 2016:1 [ref. 35369], Fricke et al. 2018:224 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:102 [ref. 36273], Jawad et al. 2018:116 [ref. 36262], Arndt & Fricke 2019:22 [ref. 36883], Dalleau-Coudert et al. 2019:164 [ref. 40104], Fricke et al. 2019:174 [ref. 36673], Zajonz et al. 2019:81 [ref. 36871], Habib & Islam 2020:Supplementary table p. 20 [ref. 38321], Psomadakis et al. 2020:501 [ref. 37272], Durville et al. 2021:312 [ref. 38802], Love et al. 2021:168 [ref. 39279], Echreshavi et al. 2022:5 [ref. 39234], Furuhashi & Motomura 2022:11 [ref. 39607], Uiblein & Randall 2022:357 [ref. 39855], Zajonz et al. 2022:206 [ref. 40522], Page et al. 2023:119 [ref. 40505], Zajonz et al. 2023:32 [ref. 40906]). Current status: Valid as Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes 1831). Mullidae. Distribution: Red Sea; Indo-West Pacific: KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), East Africa, Mozambique Channel, Socotra (Yemen), Comoros, Madagascar and western Mascarenes (La Réunion, Mauritius) east to Hawaiian Islands (U.S.A.), Line Islands (Kiribati) and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, New South Wales (Australia), Lord Howe Island (Australia), Norfolk Island (Australia), New Caledonia, Kermadec Islands, Tonga and Gambier Islands (French Polynesia). Habitat: marine.

xanthogrammus, Upeneus Gilbert [C. H.] 1892:553 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 14 (no. 880); ref. 1626] Harbor of La Paz, Baja California, Mexico, Gulf of California. Syntypes: CAS-SU 330 (3). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:80 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Upeneus xanthogrammus Gilbert 1892 -- (Uiblein & Heemstra 2011:588 [ref. 31346] with validity questioned, Echreshavi et al. 2022:24 [ref. 39234] as questionable). •Questionable a synonym of Mulloidichthys dentatus (Gill 1862) -- (Uiblein & Gouws 2014:665 [ref. 33216], Uiblein et al. 2024:17 [ref. 40891]). Current status: Synonym of Mulloidichthys dentatus (Gill 1862). Mullidae. Habitat: marine.


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