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pleurostictus, Tetrodon Günther [A.] 1872:674, Pl. 69 (fig. A) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1871 (pt 3) (art. 1) (for 21 Nov. 1871); ref. 1997] Port Bower and Port Mackay, Queensland, Australia. Syntypes: BMNH 1871.9.13.127 (1), 1871.9.13.128 (1). Original genus should have been spelled Tetraodon. •Valid as Sphoeroides pleurostictus (Günther 1872) -- (Roberts 1978:70 [ref. 8886]). •Valid as Marilyna pleurosticta (Günther 1872) -- (Johnson 1999:755 [ref. 25471], Ebert 2001:77 [ref. 25494], Matsuura 2001:3957 [ref. 26317], Hoese et al. 2006:1923 [ref. 29099], Larson et al. 2013:238 [ref. 32988]). Current status: Valid as Marilyna pleurosticta (Günther 1872). Tetraodontidae. Distribution: Australia. Habitat: brackish.