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Ogcocephalus Fischer [G.] 1813:70, 78 Masc. Lophius vespertilio Linnaeus 1758. Type by subsequent designation. Described with no type; first addition of species not researched; type apparently designated first by Jordan & Evermann 1896:511 [ref. 2442]. Misspelled Oncocephalus by Jordan 1895:506 [ref. 2394] and Onchocephalus by Gill in Goode & Bean 1896:498 [ref. 1848] (see also Briggs 1961:163 [ref. 13439]). •Valid as Ogcocephalus Fischer 1813 -- (Bradbury 1967:416 [ref. 23209], Bradbury 1980:234 [ref. 6538], Lindberg et al. 1997:233 [ref. 23547], Bradbury et al. 1999:79 [ref. 23679], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:176 [ref. 24550], Bradbury 2003:1055 [ref. 27015], Bradbury 2003:9 [ref. 27309], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:206 [ref. 28944]). Current status: Valid as Ogcocephalus Fischer 1813. Ogcocephalidae.