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chilensis, Urolophus Günther [A.] 1872:653, Pl. 53 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1871 (pt 3) (art. 1) (for 21 Nov. 1871); ref. 1997] Chile. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1871.9.13.119. •Synonym of Urotrygon asterias (Jordan & Gilbert 1883) -- (Miyake & McEachran 1986:297 [ref. 6153]). •Valid as Urotrygon chiliensis (Günther 1872) -- (Miyake & McEachran 1988:374 [ref. 12878], Pequeño 1989:17 [ref. 14125], Bussing & López S. 1994:34 [ref. 23101], McEachran in Fischer et al. 1995:790 [ref. 22829], Castro-Aguirre & Espinosa Pérez 1996:52 [ref. 22793], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:43 [ref. 24545], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:66, 70 [ref. 24555], López S. & Bussing 1998:276 [ref. 24917], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:70 [ref. 24550], Compagno 1999:494 [ref. 25589], Nelson et al. 2004:57 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:56 [ref. 32708], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:124 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:162 [ref. 34211] see remarks, Last & McEachran 2016:665 [ref. 35013], Ehemann et al. 2018:27 [ref. 36194], Romero-Berny et al. 2018:88 [ref. 35859]). Current status: Valid as Urotrygon chilensis (Günther 1872). Urotrygonidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California (Mexico) south to Chile. Habitat: marine.