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lunaris, Tetrodon Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:505 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Tranquebar [Tharangambadi], India. Lectotype: ZMB 4227. Paralectotypes: ZMB 4226 (1), 8186 (1, stuffed). Type catalog: Paepke 1999:149 [ref. 24282]. Lectotype selected by Paepke 1999:149 [ref. 24282]. Original genus should have been spelled Tetraodon. •Valid as Lagocephalus lunaris (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Kyushin et al. 1982:300 [ref. 19754], Dor 1984:286 [ref. 29757], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:364 [ref. 6441], Smith & Heemstra 1986:901 [ref. 5714], Allen & Swainston 1988:156 [ref. 25477], Talwar & Jhingran 1991:1058 [ref. 20764], Kottelat et al. 1993:174 [ref. 23448], Krishnan & Mishra 1993:236 [ref. 24016], Goren & Dor 1994:75 [ref. 25356], Randall 1995:403 [ref. 22896], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:625 [ref. 27969], Lindberg et al. 1997:151 [ref. 23547], Allen 1997:248 [ref. 23977], Carpenter et al. 1997:240 [ref. 23922], Fricke 1999:611 [ref. 24106], Johnson 1999:755 [ref. 25471], Matsuura in Randall & Lim 2000:648 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1430 [ref. 25182], Ebert 2001:76 [ref. 25494], Hutchins 2001:48 [ref. 25847], Matsuura 2001:3957 [ref. 26317], Nakabo 2002:1430 [ref. 26193], Youn 2002:453, 697 [ref. 26218], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S124 [ref. 27377], Mishra & Krishnan 2003:50 [ref. 27712], Hoese et al. 2006:1921 [ref. 29099], Matsuura 2009:337 [ref. 31171], Verruraj et al. 2011:3 [ref. 31496], Matsuura et al. 2011:167 [ref. 31987], Wu et al. 2011:622 [ref. 32150], Larson et al. 2013:237 [ref. 32988], Kottelat 2013:478 [ref. 32989], Yoshida et al. 2013:232 [ref. 34464], Matsuura in Kimura et al. 2015:106 [ref. 34319], Psomadakis et al. 2015:337 [ref. 34104], Matsuura & Satoh 2016:[6] [ref. 34732], Motomura et al. 2017:237 [ref. 35490], Ali et al. 2018:346 [ref. 36183], Fricke et al. 2018:388 [ref. 35805], Jawad et al. 2018:124 [ref. 36262], Eagderi et al. 2019:138 [ref. 37020], Zajonz et al. 2019:102 [ref. 36871]). Current status: Valid as Lagocephalus lunaris (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Tetraodontidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, South Africa, Socotra, Madagascar, Mauritius (Mascarenes) and Persian Gulf east to Indonesia, north to South China Sea, south to northern Australia. Habitat: brackish, marine.