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brevidorsalis, Copidoglanis Günther [A.] 1867:66 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 3) v. 20 (no. 115); ref. 1988] Nicol Bay, Cape York, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1867.5.13.11. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:347 [ref. 29155]. •Valid as Tandanus brevidorsalis (Günther 1867) -- (Roberts 1978:45 [ref. 8886], Burgess 1989:180 [ref. 12860]). •Valid as Neosilurus brevidorsalis (Günther 1867) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:224 [ref. 12442], Allen 1991:62 [ref. 21090], Allen et al. 2000:58 [ref. 27467], Unmack 2001:1061 [ref. 25797], Allen et al. 2002:79 [ref. 25930], Hoese & Gates 2006:361 [ref. 28997], Ferraris 2007:347 [ref. 29155], Allen et al. 2008:63 [ref. 30265], Pusey et al. 2017:28 [ref. 35250]). Current status: Valid as Neosilurus brevidorsalis (Günther 1867). Plotosidae. Distribution: Northern Australia and southern New Guinea. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.