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Pisodonophis Kaup [J. J.] 1856:47 Masc. Ophisurus cancrivorus Richardson 1848. Type by subsequent designation. Type designated by Bleeker 1864:119 [ref. 409] or 1846:36. As Pisoodonophis in Kaup 1856 [or 1857]:17 [ref. 2573]; unjustifiably emended to Pisodontophis by G√ľnther 1870:55 [ref. 1995]. Fowler (MS) also lists a Pisoodontus Popta. •Valid as Pisodonophis Kaup 1856 -- (Blache et al. 1973:250 [ref. 7185], McCosker 1977:82 [ref. 6836], Ataur Rahman 1989:43 [ref. 24860], Castle 1984:38 [ref. 6171], Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:31 [ref. 6441], McCosker & Castle 1986:185 [ref. 5690], Paxton et al. 1989:120 [ref. 12442], McCosker et al. 1989:298 [ref. 13288], Kuang in Pan et al. 1991:60 [ref. 23876] as Pisoodonophis, Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:98 [ref. 24550], Smith & McCosker 1999:1667 [ref. 24715], Ataur Rahman 2003:58 [ref. 31338], McCosker et al. 2006:273 [ref. 29006], Fricke et al. 2009:19 [ref. 30213], Zhang et al. 2010:351 [ref. 31511], Kotelat 2013:46 [ref. 32989], Motomura et al. 2017:33 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:45 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:28 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Pisodonophis Kaup 1856. Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.