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melanura, Nettastoma Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810:66, Pl. 16 (fig. 1) [Caratteri di alcuni nuovi generi e nuove specie di animali e piante della Sicilia; ref. 3594] Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. Also appeared in Rafinesque 1810:43 [ref. 3595]. The specific name melanura [black tail] is an undeclinable noun. •Valid as Nettastoma melanura Rafinesque 1810 (often seen as melanurum) -- (Blache et al. 1973:236 [ref. 7185], Castle 1975:23 [ref. 25984], Smith et al. 1981:543 [ref. 6158], Ida in Okamura et al. 1982:59, 317 [ref. 8256], Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:116 [ref. 14275], Saldanha in Whitehead et al. 1986:563 [ref. 13676], Smith 1989:605 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:705 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:173 [ref. 13454], Boschung 1992:37 [ref. 23239], Galil & Goren 1994:49 [ref. 23163], Santos et al. 1997:24 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:57 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:320 [ref. 23897], Porteiro et al. 1999:27 [ref. 24203], Hutchins 2001:17 [ref. 25847], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:34 [ref. 26753], Smith 2003:754 [ref. 26989], Moore et al. 2003:175 [ref. 27076], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:38 [ref. 27192], Golani 2005:18 [ref. 37112] as melanurum, Paxton et al. 2006:299 [ref. 28995], Fricke et al. 2007:25 [ref. 29533], Melo et al. 2009:9 [ref. 30460], Bañon et al. 2010:7 [ref. 31029], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:19 [ref. 36649] as melanurum, Fricke et al. 2011:354 [ref. 31242], Goren & Galil 2015:516 [ref. 33910], Smith 2016:1698 [ref. 34556], Parenti 2019:101 [ref. 37117]). Current status: Valid as Nettastoma melanura Rafinesque 1810. Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Western and eastern Atlantic; Mediterranean Sea, ?Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.