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thrissoides, Clupea Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:424 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Atlantic and Pacifics [Atlantic in error] or based on two species. Lectotype: BMNH 1962.12.1.1. The name Megalops atlanticus should be continued following provisions of the 1999 code. Lectotype selected by Kottelat 2013:33 [ref. 32989]. •Senior synonym of Megalops atlanticus Valenciennes 1847 -- (Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:126 [ref. 25013], Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:30 [ref. 27061] with question). •Synonym of Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet 1782) -- (Kottelat 2013:33 [ref. 32989]). Current status: Synonym of Megalops cyprinoides (Broussonet 1782). Megalopidae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.