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Menidia Bonaparte [C. L.] 1836:puntata 91 Fem. Atherina menidia Linnaeus 1766. Apparently appeared first in puntata 91 under Atherina hepsetus without mention of included species. Technical first addition of species not researched; type usually given as A. menidia. •Valid as Menidia Bonaparte 1836 -- (Chernoff et al. 1981 [ref. 5466], Echelle & Mosier 1982 [ref. 6821], Chernoff 1986:189 [ref. 5847], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:195 [ref. 24550], Dyer 2000:101 [ref. 26677], Chernoff 2003:1092 [ref. 27017], Dyer in Reis et al. 2003:520 [ref. 27061], Scharpf 2007:9 [ref. 30398], Bloom et al. 2009:408 [ref. 30223], Minckley & Marsh 2009:275 [ref. 31114]). Current status: Valid as Menidia Bonaparte 1836. Atherinopsidae: Menidiinae.