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vorax, Muraena Ogilby [J. D.] 1907:11 [Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland v. 20; ref. 3282] Eastern Atlantic based on type, not Western Australia. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1847.5.10.16. Type catalog: Böhlke & Smith 2002:95 [ref. 26380], Böhlke & Smith 2002:154 [ref. 26380] "New name proposed for the Australian form hitherto identified with Muraena helena." Regarded as a replacement name, taking Richardson's holotype according to Böhlke & Smith 2002:95 [ref. 26380] and Böhlke & Smith 2002:154 [ref. 26380]. •Synonym of Muraena australiae Richardson 1848 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:132 [ref. 12442]). •Synonym of Muraena helena Linnaeus 1758 -- (Böhlke & McCosker 2001:96 [ref. 25226], Böhlke & Smith 2002:95 [ref. 26380], Böhlke & Smith 2002:154 [ref. 26380] based on p. 95, Smith 2012:31 [ref. 32155]). Replacement Name. Current status: Synonym of Muraena helena Linnaeus 1758. Muraenidae: Muraeninae. Habitat: marine.