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Moringua Gray [J. E.] 1831:Pl. 95 (v. 1) Fem. Moringua linearis Gray 1831. Type by monotypy. Treated as feminine by current authors. Appeared as above on 25 Jan. 1831; also in Gray 1831:9 [ref. 1879] which Fowler dates to Feb. 1831. Bleeker 1864:14 [ref. 4860] lists M. raitaborua Cantor as type. Gray 1831:9 credits species as "Anguilla linearis, Hardw. MSS." but species authorship should be Gray. See also Smith 1989:65 for nomenclatural comments. •Valid as Moringua Gray 1831 -- (Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:21 [ref. 6441], Castle 1986:187 [ref. 5644], Paxton et al. 1989:111 [ref. 12442], Smith 1989:65 [ref. 13285], Ataur Rahman 1989:45 [ref. 24860], Kuang in Pan et al. 1991:64 [ref. 23876], Smith 1999:1637 [ref. 24661], Smith 2003:695 [ref. 26989], Ataur Rahman 2003:60 [ref. 31338], Paxton et al. 2006:239 [ref. 28995], Zhang et al. 2010:221 [ref. 31511], Kottelat 2013:39 [ref. 32989], Motomura et al. 2017:27 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:31 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Moringua Gray 1831. Moringuidae.