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Masturus Gill [T. N.] 1884:425 Masc. Orthagoriscus oxyuropterus Bleeker 1873. Type by original designation (also monotypic). •Synonym of Mola Koelreuter 1770 -- (Fraser-Brunner 1943:8 [ref. 1495]). •Valid as Masturus Gill 1884 -- (Fraser-Brunner 1951:98 [ref. 19546], Tortonese 1973:649 [ref. 7192], Tyler 1980:391 [ref. 4477], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:366 [ref. 6441], Tortonese in Whitehead et al. 1986:1348 [ref. 13677], Kan 1986 [ref. 6313], Heemstra 1986:907 [ref. 5660], Gomon et al. 1994:915 [ref. 22532], Lindberg et al. 1997:183 [ref. 23547], Hutchins 2001:3966 [ref. 26319], Santini & Tyler 2002:38 [ref. 25998], Matsuura 2003:2015 [ref. 27119], Parenti 2003:1 [ref. 27311], Yamanoue et al. 2004:269 [ref. 28362], Bray & Hoese 2006:1937 [ref. 29049], Bray 2008:859 [ref. 30620], Kottelat 2013:481 [ref. 32989], Matsuura 2014:25 [ref. 33576], Stewart & Struthers 2015:1746 [ref. 34300], Golani & Fricke 2018:184 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Masturus Gill 1884. Molidae.