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pictus, Diplobatis Palmer [G.] 1950:480, Fig. 1 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 12) v. 3 (no. 30) (art. 41); ref. 12968] Off Georgetown, Guyana. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1950.5.15.4. Diplobatis is feminine and pictus/picta an adjective. •Valid as Diplobatis picta Palmer 1950 -- (Uyeno & Miyake in Uyeno et al. 1983:72 [ref. 14275], Fechhelm & McEachran 1984:188 [ref. 5227] as pictus, Cervigón 1992:208 [ref. 23827] as pictus, Aguilera 1998:45 [ref. 24221] as pictus, Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:159 [ref. 24490] as pictus, Compagno 1999:486 [ref. 25589] as pictus, Menni & Stehmann 2000:73 [ref. 24909] as pictus, Camargo & Isaac 2001:144 [ref. 27639] as pictus, Gomes & Carvalho in Menezes et al. 2003:28 [ref. 27192] as pictus, McEachran & Carvalho 2003:523 [ref. 26985] as pictus, Weigmann 2016:[73] 909 [ref. 34211] as pictus). •Valid as Diplobatis picta Palmer 1950 -- (Carvalho & Last 2016:147 [ref. 34996], Ehemann et al. 2019:[6] [ref. 36861]). Current status: Valid as Diplobatis picta Palmer 1950. Narcinidae. Distribution: Western central Atlantic: Colombia south to Amazon estuary, Brazil (including southern Caribbean Sea). Habitat: brackish, marine.