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nigrepinnis, Ophisurus Liénard [F.] 1842:90 [Rapport Annuel sur les travaux de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de l'Ile Maurice No. 13 (for 1842-1843); ref. 20927] Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean. Syntypes: (2). For comments on authorship see Monod 1976:22 [ref. 30339]. Not used as valid after 1899; therefore reversal of precedence (ICZN Art. 23.9) in favor of Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson 1848). •In the synonymy of Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson 1848) -- (Fricke 1999:67 [ref. 24106], Fricke et al. 2009:19 [ref. 30213]). Current status: Synonym of Pisodonophis cancrivorus (Richardson 1848). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.