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Cestracion Bosc [L. A. G.] (ex Cuvier) 1816:598 Squalus philippi Bloch & Schneider 1801. Type by subsequent monotypy. Also latinized as Cestracion by Oken (ex Cuvier) 1817:Cestracio by Cloquet 1817:20 [ref. 852], and Cestralion by Müller & Henle 1838:85 [ref. 3068]. Cestracion Gray 1831:5 [ref. 1880] is not an original genus description [contra Compagno 2001:34 [ref. 26323]]. •Objective synonym of Heterodontus Blainville 1816 -- (Compagno 1984:155 [ref. 6474], Cappetta 1987:70 [ref. 6348], Compagno 2001:34 [ref. 26323]). Current status: Synonym of Heterodontus Blainville 1816. Heterodontidae.