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brasiliensis, Centrurophis Kaup [J. J.] 1856:43 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 22 (pt. 1); ref. 2572] Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [possibly erroneous]. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-8674. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:106 [ref. 20810]. Also in Kaup 1856:4 [ref. 2573]. •Valid as Ophichthus brasiliensis (Kaup 1856) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:382 [ref. 13288], Bauchot et al. 1993:106 [ref. 20810], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:62 [ref. 27192]). Current status: Valid as Ophichthus brasiliensis (Kaup 1856). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Southwestern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.