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Species in the genus Scuticaria: [ 6 ] records


brevicauda, Gymnomuraena Regan [C. T.] 1903:414, Pl. 13 (fig. 1) [Revue Suisse de Zoologie v. 11 (no. 2); ref. 3620] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype (unique): MHNG 665.54. Type catalog: Mahnert 1976:473 [ref. 21535], Weber 1998:5 [ref. 32707], Böhlke & Smith 2002:157 [ref. 26380]. •Synonym of Scuticaria okinawae (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Böhlke & McCosker 1997:172 [ref. 23214], Fricke 1999:56 [ref. 24106], Böhlke & Randall 2000:265 [ref. 24493], Böhlke & Smith 2002:157 [ref. 26380], Randall 2007:96 [ref. 30952], Smith 2012:35 [ref. 32155]). Current status: Synonym of Scuticaria okinawae (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Habitat: marine.

breviceps, Gymnomuraena Schmeltz [J. D. E.] 1879:38 [Museum Godeffroy. Catalog VII; ref. 30283] Savai'i Island, Samoa. No types known. Unneeded replacement name for Ichthyophis tigrinus Lesson 1828. Not available, no description; from w. Samoa. •In the synonymy of Scuticaria tigrina (Lesson 1828) -- (Böhlke & Randall 2000:265 [ref. 24493]). •Not available, nomen nudum -- (Smith 2012:54 [ref. 32155]). Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Scuticaria tigrina (Lesson 1828). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae.

okinawae, Uropterygius Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901:886, Fig. 22 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 23 (no. 1239); ref. 2508] Okinawa Island, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 6482. Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:48 [ref. 12291], Böhlke & Smith 2002:162 [ref. 26380]. •Valid as Scuticaria okinawae (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Böhlke & McCosker 1997:172 [ref. 23214], Fricke 1999:56 [ref. 24106], Böhlke et al. 1999:1657 [ref. 24692], Böhlke & Randall 2000:265 [ref. 24493], Nakabo 2000:198 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:198 [ref. 26001], Böhlke & Smith 2002:162 [ref. 26380], Allen & Adrim 2003:23 [ref. 26830] with genus as Scuticara, Randall 2005:50 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:125 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:96 [ref. 30952], Smith 2012:35 [ref. 32155], Smith & Böhlke 2022:72 [ref. 39681]). Current status: Valid as Scuticaria okinawae (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Mascarenes (Mauritius) east to Hawaiian Islands (U.S.A.) and Society Islands, north to southern Japan. Habitat: marine.

sealei, Uropterygius Whitley [G. P.] 1932:330 [Records of the Australian Museum v. 18 (no. 6); ref. 4674] Society Islands. Holotype: MCZ 9188. Paratypes: USNM 150552 [ex MCZ 9188A] (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:25-26 [ref. 21917], Böhlke & Smith 2002:163 [ref. 26380]. Unneeded replacement name for Scuticaria unicolor Seale 1917. Subjectively invalid; secondarily preoccupied by Uropterygius unicolor Kaup 1856 in Uropterygius -- see Böhlke & Smith 2002:163 [ref. 26380]. •Synonym of Uropterygius bennettii (Günther 1870) -- (authors). •Synonym of Scuticaria okinawae (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Böhlke & McCosker 1997:172 [ref. 23214], Böhlke & Randall 2000:265 [ref. 24493], Böhlke & Smith 2002:163 [ref. 26380], Randall 2005:50 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:125 [ref. 28379], Smith 2012:35 [ref. 32155]). 2°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Scuticaria okinawae (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Habitat: marine.

tigrinus, Ichthyophis Lesson [R. P.] 1828:399 [Mémoires de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle Paris (sér. 2) v. 4; ref. 2775] Bora Bora, Society Islands [French Polynesia, South Pacific]. Lectotype: MNHN B-2454. Paralectotypes: MNHN B-2455 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:99 [ref. 20810], Böhlke & Smith 2002:164 [ref. 26380]. Also in Lesson 1831:129, Pl. 12 [ref. 2776]. Lectotype selected by Böhlke & McCosker 1997:174 [ref. 23214]. •Valid as Uropterygius tigrinus (Lesson 1828) -- (Castle & McCosker 1986:175 [ref. 5645], Chen et al. 1994:63 [ref. 22258], Yamakawa et al. 1994:2 [ref. 24336], Quéro & Saldanha 1995:65 [ref. 22017], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:228 [ref. 24545], Zhang et al. 2010:229 [ref. 31511] as Uropterygius tigrina). •Valid but possibly as Scuticaria tigrinus (Lesson 1828) -- (Böhlke et al. 1989:126 [ref. 13286]). •Valid as Scuticaria tigrina (Lesson 1828) -- (McCosker & Rosenblatt in Fischer et al. 1995:1313 [ref. 22830], Randall 1995:58 [ref. 22896], Böhlke & McCosker 1997:173 [ref. 23214], Myers 1999:51 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:56 [ref. 24106], Böhlke et al. 1999:1657 [ref. 24692], Böhlke & Randall 2000:265 [ref. 24493], Nakabo 2000:198 [ref. 25086], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:585 [ref. 25122], Thomson et al. 2000:46 [ref. 25640], Randall & Earle 2000:7 [ref. 25806], Nakabo 2002:198 [ref. 26001], Böhlke & Smith 2002:164 [ref. 26380], Allen & Adrim 2003:23 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S94 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:611 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:7 [ref. 27624], Nelson et al. 2004:61 [ref. 27807], Love et al. 2005:18 [ref. 37547], Mundy 2005:126 [ref. 28379] as tigrinus, Randall 2005:51 [ref. 28239], Randall 2007:96 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:17 [ref. 30213], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:188 [ref. 30957], Motomura et al. 2010:73 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:351 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:96 [ref. 31980], Smith 2012:35 [ref. 32155], Page et al. 2013:61 [ref. 32708], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:4 [ref. 33988] dated 1829, Ho et al. 2015:162 [ref. 34130], Fourriére et al. 2016:441 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:606 [ref. 34923], Fricke et al. 2018:40 [ref. 35805], Dalleau-Coudert et al. 2019:116 [ref. 40104], Smith et al. 2019:63 [ref. 37159], Ramos-Castro et al. 2020:83 [ref. 37651], Dale et al. 2021:316 [ref. 38298], Love et al. 2021:34 [ref. 39279], Eudeline 2022:148 [ref. 39191], Smith & Böhlke 2022:72 [ref. 39681], Bensted-Smith et al. 2023:612 [ref. 40605], Page et al. 2023:52 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Scuticaria tigrina (Lesson 1828). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Distribution: Red Sea; Indo-West Pacific: KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), East Africa, Seychelles, Mayotte (France), Madagascar and western Mascarenes (La Réunion, Mauritius) east to Hawaiian Islands, north to Taiwan and Kerama Islands (Japan), south to New Caledonia; eastern Pacific: southern tip of Baja California Sur (Mexico) south to Colombia, including Revillagigedo Islands (Mexico), Gulf of California (Mexico) and Galápagos Islands (Ecuador). Habitat: marine.

unicolor, Scuticaria Seale [A.] 1917:94 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 61 (no. 4); ref. 4001] Society Islands, central Pacific. Holotype: MCZ 9188. Paratypes: USNM 150552 [ex MCZ 9188] (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:24 [ref. 21917], Böhlke & Smith 2002:164 [ref. 26380]. Subjectively invalis; secondarily preoccupied in Uropterygius by Uropterygius unicolor Kaup 1856, replaced by Uropterygius sealei Whitley 1932. •Synonym of Uropterygius bennettii (Günther 1870). •Synonym of Scuticaria okinawae (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Böhlke & McCosker 1997:172 [ref. 23214], Böhlke & Randall 2000:265 [ref. 24493], Böhlke & Smith 2002:164 [ref. 26380], Randall 2005:50 [ref. 28239], Smith 2012:35 [ref. 32155]). 2°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Scuticaria okinawae (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Muraenidae: Uropterygiinae. Habitat: marine.


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