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lumbricoides, Sphagebranchus Bleeker [P.] 1864:71, Pl. 188 (fig. 4) [Atlas ichthyologique des Indes Orientales Néêrlandaises v. 4; ref. 4860] Timor Island, southern Malay Archipelago. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1867.11.28.322. Subjectively invalid; secondarily preoccupied by Ophisurus lumbricoides Bleeker 1853 when both are in Ophichthys, replaced by Ophichthys timorensis Günther 1870. Also appeared in Bleeker 1865:46 [ref. 408]. •Valid as Yirrkala lumbricoides (Bleeker 1864) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:121 [ref. 12442], McCosker 2007:6 [ref. 29192]). Current status: Valid as Yirrkala lumbricoides (Bleeker 1864). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Southern Malay Archipelago. Habitat: marine.