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Bufoceratias Whitley [G. P.] 1931:334 Masc. Phrynichthys wedli Pietschmann 1926. Type by being a replacement name. Replacement for Phrynichthys Pietschmann 1926, preoccupied by Phrynichthys Agassiz 1846:55, 288 [ref. 64], a replacement for Bufichthys Swainson 1839 in fishes. Phrynichthys recognized as valid -- (e.g. Pietsch 1986:377 [ref. 5704]) but now replaced with Bufoceratias. •Valid as Bufoceratias Whitley 1931 -- (Anderson & Leslie 2001:10 [ref. 26165], Pietsch 2003:1062 [ref. 27014], Pietsch et al. 2004:99 [ref. 27506], Pietsch 2009:356 [ref. 30766], Ho et al. 2016:271 [ref. 34483], Fricke et al. 2018:92 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Bufoceratias Whitley 1931. Diceratiidae.