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Leiuranus (subgenus of Ophisurus) Bleeker [P.] 1852:11, 24, 36 Masc. Leiuranus lacepedii Bleeker 1852. Type by monotypy. Based on style, Bleeker treated as a subgenus of Ophisurus (p. 24) and as a genus (p. 11, 36), with one species. Type not L. colubrinus as stated by Bleeker 1864:36 [ref. 4860] and 1865:119 [ref. 409]. Liuranus G√ľnther 1870:54 [ref. 1995] is an unjustified emendation. •Valid as Leiuranus Bleeker 1852 (often seen as 1853) -- (McCosker 1977:77 [ref. 6836], Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:30 [ref. 6441], McCosker & Castle 1986:180 [ref. 5690], Paxton et al. 1989:117 [ref. 12442], McCosker et al. 1989:299 [ref. 13288], Smith & McCosker 1999:1666 [ref. 24715], McCosker et al. 2006:268 [ref. 29006], Fricke et al. 2009:19 [ref. 30213], Zhang et al. 2010:364 [ref. 31511], Fricke et al. 2018:44 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Leiuranus Bleeker 1852. Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.