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chuni, Gigantura Brauer [A.] 1901:128 [Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft zur Beförderung der Gesamten Naturwissenschaften zu Marburg No. 8; ref. 630] Gulf of Guinea, 2°56'05"N, 3°27'05"E, Valdivia station 55. Holotype (unique): ZMB 17703 (probably destroyed). •Valid as Gigantura chuni Brauer 1901 -- (Johnson 1986:274 [ref. 5677], Paxton et al. 1989:245 [ref. 12442], Costa 1990:371 [ref. 15171], Johnson & Bertelsen 1991:28 [ref. 19179], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:551 [ref. 23897], Paxton & Niem 1999:1954 [ref. 24746], Paxton in Randall & Lim 2000:591 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847], Thompson 2003:941 [ref. 27003], Paxton et al. 2006:501 [ref. 28996], Hartel et al. 2008:324 [ref. 29890], Wirtz et al. 2014:4 [ref. 33516], Russell 2016:1854 [ref. 34572], Konstantinidis & Johnson 2016:4 [ref. 35192], Fricke et al. 2018:74 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Gigantura chuni Brauer 1901. Giganturidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas. Habitat: marine.