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platyrhynchus, Brachyconger Norman [J. R.] 1922:218, Fig. [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 10 (no. 56); ref. 3210] New Britain Island, Bismarck Archipelago [Papua New Guinea, western Pacific]. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1922.6.6.17. •Valid as Chilorhinus platyrhynchus (Norman 1922) -- (Smith 1989:85 [ref. 13285], Smith 1999:1640 [ref. 24661], Nakabo 2000:194 [ref. 25086], Tighe in Randall & Lim 2000:584 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2002:194 [ref. 26001], Mundy 2005:111 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:71 [ref. 30952], Shao et al. 2008:237 [ref. 29952], Allen & Erdmann 2012:73 [ref. 31980], Ho et al. 2015:143 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Valid as Chilorhinus platyrhynchus (Norman 1922). Chlopsidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to New Guinea and Taiwan, Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.