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Dalophis Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810:68 Masc. Dalophis serpa Rafinesque 1810. Type by subsequent designation. Spelled Dalaphis on legend page (p. 100) and on Pl. VII. Two species; earliest first reviser not researched; perhaps type first designated by Jordan 1917:81 [ref. 2407], but Fowler (MS) says type is bimaculata. •Valid as Dalophis Rafinesque 1810 -- (Blache et al. 1973:249 [ref. 7185], McCosker 1977:71 [ref. 6836], Castle 1984:38 [ref. 6171], Bauchot in Whitehead et al. 1986:579 [ref. 13676], McCosker et al. 1989:298 [ref. 13288], Bauchot in Lévêque et al. 1990:92 [ref. 21589], Vreven & De Vos 2007:181 [ref. 30015], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:18 [ref. 36649] as Dalophys). Current status: Valid as Dalophis Rafinesque 1810. Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.