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smithii, Triaenodon Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1839:56, [Pl. 21] [Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen; ref. 3069] [Kabendabai] Cabinda Bay, Cabinda, Angola, eastern Atlantic. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1953.5.10.7 (dry). •Valid as Leptocharias smithii (Müller & Henle 1839) -- (Compagno 1973:27 [ref. 7163], Branstetter in Whitehead et al. 1984:119 [ref. 13675], Compagno 1984:380 [ref. 6846], Bass et al. 1986:80 [ref. 5638], Springer 1990:96 [ref. 19320], Wirtz et al. 2013:115 [ref. 32972], Weigmann 2016:28 [ref. 34211], Compagno 2016:1269 [ref. 34544], Almeida & Biscoito 2019:74 [ref. 37302]). Current status: Valid as Leptocharias smithii (Müller & Henle 1839). Leptochariidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania south to Angola, inckluding Cape Verde Islands. Habitat: marine.