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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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Contusus Whitley [G. P.] 1947:147 Masc. Tetrodon richei Fréminville 1813. Type by original designation. Proposed with richei as type; apparently not technically a replacement name for Amblyrhynchotus Troschel 1856, preoccupied by Amblyrhynchotus Tilesius 1818 in Crustacea. •Valid as Contusus Whitley 1947 -- (Hardy 1981 [ref. 8595], Arai 1983:207 [ref. 14249], Su et al. 1986:112 [ref. 12582], Gomon et al. 1994:903 [ref. 22532], Hoese et al. 2006:1919 [ref. 29099], Matsuura 2008:850 [ref. 30661], Matsuura 2014:20 [ref. 33576], Stewart & Roberts 2015:1735 [ref. 34322]). Current status: Valid as Contusus Whitley 1947. Tetraodontidae.