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brasiliensis, Torpedo Olfers [J. F. M. von] 1831:19, Pl. 2 (fig. 4) [Die Gattung Torpedo; ref. 18462] Brazil. Syntypes: (2) ZMB 4577 (1). Type catalog: Paepke & Schmidt 1988:171 [ref. 21041]. •Valid as Narcine brasiliensis (Olfers 1831) -- (Uyeno & Miyake in Uyeno et al. 1983:71 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:36 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:25 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:208 [ref. 23827], Bussing & López S. 1994:32 [ref. 23101], Castro-Aguirre & Espinosa Pérez 1996:23 [ref. 22793], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:132 [ref. 23897], Aguilera 1998:45 [ref. 24221], Cervigón & Alcalá 1999:151 [ref. 24490], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:61 [ref. 24550], Compagno 1999:486 [ref. 25589], Menni & Stehmann 2000:75 [ref. 24909], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:146 [ref. 27754], Carvalho 2001:571 [ref. 25603], Camargo & Isaac 2001:144 [ref. 27639], Carvalho et al. 2002:135 [ref. 26196], Carvalho & Randall 2003:59 [ref. 26773], Gomes & Carvalho in Menezes et al. 2003:28 [ref. 27192], Menni et al. 2009:170 [ref. 30218], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:102 [ref. 34398], Weigmann 2016:73 [ref. 34211], Carvalho & Last 2016:153 [ref. 34996], Nión et al. 2016:22 [ref. 35565], Ehemann et al. 2018:25 [ref. 36194], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:344 [ref. 36407], Spier et al. 2018:5 [ref. 36103], Ribeiro et al. 2019:9 [ref. 36717]). Current status: Valid as Narcine brasiliensis (Olfers 1831). Narcinidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Brazil south to northern Argentina. Habitat: marine.