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Allomycterus McCulloch [A. R.] 1921:141 Masc. Diodon jaculiferus of McCulloch (non Cuvier) Type by original designation (also monotypic). Based on a misidentified type species; McCulloch's D. jaculiferus (not of Cuvier 1818) = Allomycterus pilatus Whitley 1931. •Synonym of Dicotylichthys Kaup 1855, but a valid subgenus Allomycterus -- (Fraser-Brunner 1943:17 [ref. 1495]). •Valid as Allomycterus McCulloch 1921 -- (Leis 1984:448 [ref. 13659], Gomon et al. 1994:913 [ref. 22532], Leis 2006:86 [ref. 28932], Bray et al. 2006:1931 [ref. 29091], Gomon 2008:857 [ref. 30616], Leis 2015:1742 [ref. 34323]). Current status: Valid as Allomycterus McCulloch 1921. Diodontidae.