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milvus, Myliobatis Valenciennes [A.] in Müller & Henle 1841:178 [Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen; ref. 3069] Red Sea; Indian Ocean. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-2338 to 2339 (1 dry, 2 dry), 0000-3480 (1 dry). Type catalog: Bertin 1939:90 [ref. 20739], Séret & McEachran 1987:24 [ref. 9312]. Authorship changed to Valenciennes 1841 -- Jones et al. 2015:570 [ref. 34086]. •Questionably valid as Aetomylaeus milvus (Valenciennes 1841) -- (Compagno 1999:497 [ref. 25589]). •Valid as Aetomylaeus milvus (Valenciennes 1841) -- (Dor 1984:21 [ref. 29757] as Aetomylus, Goren & Dor 1994:6 [ref. 25356], Compagno & Last 1999:1517 [ref. 24637], Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:583 [ref. 25122], Sujatha 2002:157 [ref. 26899], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S94 [ref. 27377], Bonfil & Abdallah 2004:54 [ref. 27735], Compagno et al. 2005:78 [ref. 29145], Ebert et al. 2013:366 [ref. 33045], White et al. 2015:[15] [ref. 33897], Psomadakis et al. 2015:106 [ref. 34104], Weigmann 2016:150 [ref. 34211] with authorship as Müller & Henle, White & Naylor 2016:437 [ref. 34575] in Myliobatidae with authorship as Müller & Henle, White & Last 2016:712 [ref. 35016] with authorship as Müller & Henle). Current status: Valid as Aetomylaeus milvus (Valenciennes 1841). Myliobatidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Pakistan and India east to Philippines, north to Taiwan (probably confined to Western Indian Ocean on ref. 33045). Persian Gulf to India (needs investigation [ref. 35016]). Habitat: marine.