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Torpedo Duméril [A. M. C.] 1805:102, 343 Fem. Raja torpedo Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent monotypy. Appeared without species, first addition of species probably by Bonaparte 1838:7 (of separate) [ref. 4979]. Torpedo Houttuyn 1764 and Torpedo Forsskål 1775 are presented as species names and not generic names, so the authorship is changed to Duméril 1805 (see Fricke 2008:10, 18 [ref. 30182]) •Valid as Torpedo Duméril 1805 -- (Haas & Ebert 2006:1 [ref. 28818], Paxton et al. 2006:165 [ref. 28995], Gomon 2008:101 [ref. 30616], Pietsch & Orr 2015:17 [ref. 34694], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:100 [ref. 34398], Carvalho et al. 2016:185 [ref. 34999], Fricke et al. 2018:21 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Torpedo Duméril 1805. Torpedinidae.