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Diodon Linnaeus [C.] 1758:334 Masc. Diodon hystrix Linnaeus 1758. Type designated by the ICZN. Name put on Official List (Opinion 77) but later withdrawn. Diodon Lesson 1828 and 1830, and Storr 1780 of other animal groups placed on Official Index as junior homonyms of Diodon Linnaeus. •Valid as Diodon Linnaeus 1758 -- (Fraser-Brunner 1943:17 [ref. 1495], Tortonese 1973:648 [ref. 7192], Leis 1978 [ref. 5529], Tyler 1980:367 [ref. 4477], Arai 1983:207 [ref. 14249], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:365 [ref. 6441], Leis 1986:905 [ref. 5686], Tortonese in Whitehead et al. 1986:1347 [ref. 13677], Gomon et al. 1994:914 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:174 [ref. 23547], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:519 [ref. 24550], Leis 2001:3959 [ref. 26318], Leis 2003:2008 [ref. 27121], Parin 2003:S35 [ref. 28536], Leis 2006:87 [ref. 28932], Bray et al. 2006:1933 [ref. 29091], Gomon 2008:858 [ref. 30616], Bogorodsky et al. 2011:57 [ref. 31559], Matsuura 2014:24 [ref. 33576], Parin et al. 2014:555 [ref. 33547], Leis 2015:1744 [ref. 34323], Motomura et al. 2017:239 [ref. 35490], Fricke et al. 2018:390 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:183 [ref. 36273], Brown et al. 2019:184 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Diodon Linnaeus 1758. Diodontidae.