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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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eregoodoo, Dicerobatis Cantor [T. E.] 1849:1420 [438] [Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 18 (pt 2); ref. 715] Penang, Malaysia; Coromandel, India. Neotype: CAS 56095. On p. 438 of separate. Based on Raja No. IX of Russell 1803:5, Pl. 9, Ereegoodoo-tenkee [ref. 13862], in footnote in genus Cephaloptère as "Eregoodo-tenkee" of Cuvier 1829:402 [ref. 995], and on 1 specimen. A neotype was designated for Cephaloptera eregoodootenkee Bleeker 1859 by Notarbartolo-di-Sciara 1987:30 [ref. 9133] for Cuvier 1829, which was considered as an unneeded subsequent new name for Dicerobatis eregoodoo Cantor 1849 by Notarbartolo-di-Sciara et al. 2019 [ref. 37090]. •Synonym of Mobula kuhlii (Valenciennes 1841) -- (White et al. 2018:58 [ref. 37171] with authors as Müller & Henle). •Valid as Mobula eregoodoo (Cantor 1849) -- (Notarbartolo-di-Sciara et al. 2019:[9] [ref. 37090], Ebert et al. 2021:100 [ref. 38234], Marshall 2022:631 [ref. 39677]). Current status: Valid as Mobula eregoodoo (Cantor 1849). Mobulidae. Distribution: Red Sea; Indo-West Pacific: northern KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) and East Africa east to Papua New Guinea, north to Philippines, south to New South Wales (Australia). Habitat: marine.

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