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testacea, Trygonoptera Müller [J.] & Henle [F. G. J.] 1841:174 [Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen; ref. 3069] Australia. Based on drawing only, no specimens preserved. Raja testacea Banks is a manuscript name mentioned in synonymy. Based on drawing No. 46 by Sir Joseph Banks, 1st Baronet, made during Captain James Cooks first great voyage (1768-1771). •Valid as Urolophus testaceus (Müller & Henle 1841) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:48 [ref. 12442], Nishida 1990:92 [ref. 19783]). •Valid as Trygonoptera testacea Müller & Henle 1841 -- (Kuiter 1993:21 [ref. 23929], Last & Stevens 1994:427 [ref. 23873], Kuiter 1997:20 [ref. 25488], Last & Compagno 1999:1472 [ref. 24639], Johnson 1999:718 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:494 [ref. 25589], Paxton et al. 2006:199 [ref. 28994], Last & Yearsley 2008:274 [ref. 29692], Schwartz 2008:34 [ref. 36773], Yearsley et al. 2008:266 [ref. 29691], Weigmann 2016:158 [ref. 34211], Kyne et al. 2016:8 [ref. 34476], Yearsley & Last 2016:38 [ref. 34939], Last et al. 2016:684 [ref. 35015]). Current status: Valid as Trygonoptera testacea Müller & Henle 1841. Urolophidae. Distribution: Australia. Habitat: marine.