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tilstoni, Galeolamna pleurotaenia Whitley [G. P.] 1950:100, Figs. 1-2 [Western Australian Naturalist v. 2 (no. 5); ref. 12980] Van Cloon Reef, Joseph Bonaparte Gulf, Australia, at surface. Holotype: AMS IB.2421 (jaws and skin). Paratypes: (18) AMS IB.3803 (1, jaws), IB.2421 (1), IB.2552 (3). •Synonym of Carcharhinus limbatus (Müller & Henle 1839) -- (Garrick 1982:30 [ref. 5454], Compagno 1984:481 [ref. 6846] as tilsoni, Paxton et al. 1989:78 [ref. 12442]). •Valid as Carcharhinus tilstoni (Whitley 1950) -- (Last & Stevens 1994:256 [ref. 23873], Compagno & Niem 1998:1348 [ref. 23787], Compagno 1999:483 [ref. 25589] as tilsoni, Hutchins 2001:14 [ref. 25847], Hoese et al. 2006:103 [ref. 29001], Voigt & Weber 2011:99 [ref. 31424], Voigt & Weber 2011:99 [ref. 31424], White 2012:3 [ref. 31843], Naylor et al. 2012:24 [ref. 32267] see remarks, Larson et al. 2013:11 [ref. 32988], Weigmann 2016:23 [ref. 34211], White et al. 2017:162 [ref. 35860], White & Ko'ou 2018:37 [ref. 35922]). Current status: Valid as Carcharhinus tilstoni (Whitley 1950). Carcharhinidae. Distribution: Indo-Pacific: northern Australia and Papua New Guinea. Habitat: brackish, marine.