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brasiliensis, Rhinoptera Müller [J.] 1836:237, Pl. 9 (fig. 12) [Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1834; ref. 3060] Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-3476 (poor condition). Type catalog: Bertin 1939:91 [ref. 20739], Paepke & Schmidt 1988:181 [ref. 21041]. Also in Müller & Henle 1841:182 or 195 [ref. 3069]. •Valid as Rhinoptera brasiliensis Müller 1836 -- (Gallo-Da-Silva et al. 1997:585 [ref. 23235], Menni & Stehmann 2000:94 [ref. 24909], Gomes & Gadig in Menezes et al. 2003:31 [ref. 27192], McEachran & Carvalho 2003:584 [ref. 26985], Lasso-Alcalá et al. 2005:170 [ref. 28938], Page et al. 2013:57 [ref. 32708], Weigmann 2016:152 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:734 [ref. 35017], Jones et al. 2017:499 [ref. 35523], Ehemann et al. 2018:27 [ref. 36194], Ehemann et al. 2019:[7] [ref. 36861], Jones et al. 2020:301 [ref. 37610]). Current status: Valid as Rhinoptera brasiliensis Müller 1836. Rhinopteridae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: southern Florida (U.S.A.) south to southern Brazil, including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.