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Liosaccus (subgenus of Tetrodon) Günther [A.] 1870:272, 287 Masc. Tetrodon cutaneus Günther 1870. Type by subsequent designation. Described in key (p. 272) for 4 species treated on pp. 287-288. Type designated by Jordan 1919:357 [ref. 4904]. Spelled Liosarcus and wrongly credited to Hilgendorf by Abe 1949:93 [ref. 3], see Abe 1954:122 [ref. 5]. •Synonym of Spheroides Duméril 1806 -- (Fraser-Brunner 1943:11 [ref. 1495]). •Valid as Liosaccus Günther 1870 -- (Arai 1983:206 [ref. 14249]). •Synonym of Sphoeroides Anonymous [Lacepède] 1798. Current status: Synonym of Sphoeroides Anonymous [Lacepède] 1798. Tetraodontidae.