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semicinctus, Ophisurus Lay [G. T.] & Bennett [E. T.] 1839:66, Pl. 20 (fig. 4) [The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage; ref. 2730] Oahu? [Hawaiian Islands, central Pacific]. Holotype (unique): Royal College of Surgeons (whereabouts unknown). Lectotype as the figured specimen in Lay & Bennett, Pl. 20 (fig. 4) designated by Fricke 1999:63 [ref. 24106], but if there was only one type, then the lectotype designation is invalid. •Valid as Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839) -- (McCosker 1977:78 [ref. 6836], Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:30 [ref. 6441], McCosker & Castle 1986:180 [ref. 5690], Allen & Swainston 1988:34 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:117 [ref. 12442], Winterbottom et al. 1989:12 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:45 [ref. 15987], Francis 1993:157 [ref. 25479], Allen 1997:56 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:45 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:57 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:62 [ref. 24106], Smith & McCosker 1999:1668 [ref. 24715], Randall 1999:6 [ref. 25829], Nakabo 2000:221 [ref. 25086], McCosker in Randall & Lim 2000:586 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:117 [ref. 25191], Randall & Earle 2000:8 [ref. 25806], Hutchins 2001:17 [ref. 25847], McCosker 2002:26 [ref. 25848], Nakabo 2002:221 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:24 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:612 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:6 [ref. 27624], Tang & Zhang 2004:21 [ref. 27889], Heemstra et al. 2004:3316 [ref. 27945], Randall 2005:31 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:133 [ref. 28379], McCosker et al. 2006:269 [ref. 29006], Randall 2007:66 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:19 [ref. 30213], Motomura et al. 2010:74 [ref. 31256], Zhang et al. 2010:365 [ref. 31511] with second author as 'Bennet', Fricke et al. 2011:352 [ref. 31342], Allen & Erdmann 2012:105 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:26 [ref. 32988], Fricke et al. 2014:22 [ref. 33932], McCosker 2014:339 [ref. 33288], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:4 [ref. 33988], Ho et al. 2015:168 [ref. 34130], Fricke et al. 2018:44 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, New Caledonia and Lord Howe Island. Habitat: marine.