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notata, Malthaea Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837:453 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 12; ref. 1006] Suriname; New York, U.S.A. Syntypes: MNHN A-4764 (3) Suriname, ?A-5242 (?). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:146 [ref. 6339]. Appeared first as Malthe notata as name only in Cuvier 1829:252 [ref. 995] and Richardson 1836:103 [ref. 3731]. According to Bradbury 2003:9 [ref. 27309], Malthe angusta Cuvier 1829 is a senior synonym but continued usage of the name Malthaea notata Valenciennes 1837 is recommended. •Valid as Ogcocephalus notatus (Valenciennes 1837) -- (Bradbury 1967:417 [ref. 23209], Uyeno & Aizawa in Uyeno et al. 1983:255 [ref. 14275], Camargo & Isaac 2001:141 [ref. 27639], Bradbury 2003:9 [ref. 27309], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:64 [ref. 27192]). Current status: Valid as Ogcocephalus notatus (Valenciennes 1837). Ogcocephalidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.