Region: Western Atlantic and Caribbean (Extant)
Valid: Yes
Type Designation: Clench, 1942
Type: Representation of Lectotype
Type Repository: Seba (1758: pl. 48, fig. 8)
Locality Designation: Vink & Cosel, 1985
Type Locality: St. Vincent, Lesser Antilles.
Notes: Valid at species rank

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