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Species in the family or subfamily Dinolestidae: [ 4 ] records


lewini, Esox Griffith [E.] & Smith [C. H.] 1834:465, Pl. 60 [The class Pisces, arranged by the Baron Cuvier; ref. 1908] New Holland [Australia]. No types known. Based on drawing by Mr. Lewin. •Valid as Dinolestes lewini (Griffith & Smith 1834) -- (Fraser 1971 [ref. 21276], Paxton et al. 1989:560 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:162 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:572 [ref. 22532], Kuiter 1997:150 [ref. 25488], Hutchins 2001:32 [ref. 25847], Baranes 2003:36 [ref. 27888], Paxton et al. 2006:1131 [ref. 28994], Allen & Gomon 2008:566 [ref. 30653], Hoschke et al. 2019:156 [ref. 36626]). Current status: Valid as Dinolestes lewini (Griffith & Smith 1834). Dinolestidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean, southwestern Pacific: New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

mordax, Lanioperca Günther [A.] 1872:183 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 4) v. 10 (no. 57) (art. 26); ref. 2001] Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1872.7.1.60. •Synonym of Dinolestes lewini (Griffith & Smith 1834) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:560 [ref. 12442], Paxton et al. 2006:1132 [ref. 28994]). Current status: Synonym of Dinolestes lewini (Griffith & Smith 1834). Dinolestidae. Habitat: marine.

muelleri, Dinolestes Klunzinger [C. B.] 1872:30, Pl. 2 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 38 (pt. 1); ref. 2623] Hobson's Bay, 37°51'S, 144°56'E, Victoria, Australia. Holotype (unique): SMNS 1557. Type catalog: Fricke 1992:9 [ref. 20296], Fricke 2005:35 [ref. 29864]. •Synonym of Dinolestes lewini (Griffith & Smith 1834) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:560 [ref. 12442], Paxton et al. 2006:1131 [ref. 28994]). Current status: Synonym of Dinolestes lewini (Griffith & Smith 1834). Dinolestidae. Habitat: marine.

multiradiata, Neosphyraena Castelnau [F. L.] 1872:97 [Proceedings of the Zoological and Acclimatisation Society of Victoria, Melbourne v. 1; ref. 757] Melbourne market, Victoria, Australia. Syntypes: MNHN A-4280 (1, dry), B-2614 (1, dry), B-2615 (1, dry). Type catalog: Bauchot & Desoutter 1987:73 [ref. 12478] as holotype and paratypes. •Synonym of Dinolestes lewini (Griffith & Smith 1834) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:560 [ref. 12442], Paxton et al. 2006:1132 [ref. 28994]). Current status: Synonym of Dinolestes lewini (Griffith & Smith 1834). Dinolestidae. Habitat: marine.