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Echiophis Kaup [J. J.] 1856:46 Masc. Ophisurus intertinctus Richardson 1848. Type by monotypy. Also in Kaup 1856:13 [ref. 2573] and as Kaup in Duméril 1856:198 [ref. 1154] but as Echiopsis [which technically must be treated as a misspelling on p. 13 [ref. 2573]]; Echiopsis also preoccupied by Echiopsis Fitzinger 1843 in Reptilia. •Valid as Echiophis Kaup 1856 -- (McCosker 1977:76 [ref. 6836], McCosker et al. 1989:357 [ref. 13288], McCosker 2003:732 [ref. 26993]). Current status: Valid as Echiophis Kaup 1856. Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.