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madagascariensis, Ophichthys Fourmanoir [P.] 1961:102, Fig. 16 [Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar. Série F. Océanographie v. 4; ref. 9346] Nosy Iranza, northwestern Madagascar, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 230 meters (stomach content). Syntypes: IRSMNB (5) lost. •Valid as Ophichthus madagascariensis Fourmanoir 1961 -- (McCosker 1977:81 [ref. 6836], Fricke 1999:66 [ref. 24106]). •Synonym of Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson 1848) -- (McCosker 2010:2 [ref. 30840], Kottelat 2013:47 [ref. 32989], Fricke et al. 2018:45 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Synonym of Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson 1848). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Southwestern Indian Ocean: Madagascar, Mauritius (Mascarenes). Habitat: marine.