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butleri, Paraplotosus Allen [G. R.] 1998:129, Fig. 3 [Raffles Bulletin of Zoology v. 46 (no. 1); ref. 23553] Near Broome, about 17°58'S, 122°14'E, Western Australia. Holotype: WAM P.27368-021. Paratypes: AMNH 33974 (1); AMS I.15557-038 (1), I.18719-001 (1); ANSP 134247 (1); BMNH 1976.3.8.1 (1); CAS 35534 (1); MNHN 1976-0006 (1); QM I.13532 (1); SAMA F4158 (1); USNM 215286 (1); plus additional lots at WAM. Type catalog: Ferraris 2007:349 [ref. 29155], Moore et al. 2008:7 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Paraplotosus butleri Allen 1998 -- (Ferraris 1999:1882 [ref. 24731], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847], Hoese & Gates 2006:363 [ref. 28997], Ferraris 2007:349 [ref. 29155], Larson et al. 2013:43 [ref. 32988]). Current status: Valid as Paraplotosus butleri Allen 1998. Plotosidae. Distribution: Northern Australia. Habitat: marine.