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spinifer, Agriopus Smith [A.] 1839:no pagination, Pl. 3 [Illustrations of the zoology of South Africa v. 4; ref. 4035] Table Bay, South Africa, southeastern Atlantic. Holotype (unique) (?): ? BMNH 1843.2.29.21 (stuffed, not found). Other material (paratype?): MNHN 0000-6520 (1). Type catalog: Blanc & Hureau 1968:39-40 [ref. 20738] with 6520 as paratype. •Valid as Congiopodus spinifer (Smith 1839) -- (Paulin & Moreland 1979:603 [ref. 6925], Poss 1986:480 [ref. 6296], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:151 [ref. 25472], Fricke 1999:168 [ref. 24106], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:148 [ref. 28072], Ishii & Imamura 2008:159 [ref. 29610]). Current status: Valid as Congiopodus spinifer (Smith 1839). Congiopodidae: Congiopodinae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic and western Indian Ocean: southern Africa. Habitat: marine.