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pterotus, Scopelus (Myctophum) Alcock [A. W.] 1890:217 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 6 (no. 33) (art. 26); ref. 82] Madras coast, India, 18°30'N, 84°46'E, Investigator station 96, depth 98-102 fathoms. Syntypes: (about 60) BMNH 1890.11.28.31-36 [ex ZSI 12737] (6), ?1947.12.17.1 [? Ex ZSI 12737] (1); MNHN 1890-0348 to 0351 (1, 1, 1, 1); ZSI F12737-39 (24). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:11 [ref. 19576], Menon & Yazdani 1968:104 [ref. 20743], Menon and Rama-Rao 1970:377 [ref. 27516], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:35 [ref. 22148]. Figured in Alcock 1894: Pl. 9 (fig. 3) [ref. 17304]. •Valid as Benthosema pterotum (Alcock 1890) -- (Paxton 1979:6 [ref. 6440], Dor 1984:49 [ref. 29757], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:65 [ref. 6441], Hulley 1986:285 [ref. 5672], Paxton et al. 1989:254 [ref. 12442], Goren & Dor 1994:13 [ref. 25356], Fricke 1999:96 [ref. 24106], Paxton & Hulley 1999:1965 [ref. 24748], Nakabo 2000:382 [ref. 25086], Paxton & Hulley in Randall & Lim 2000:593 [ref. 25122], Wang & Chen 2001:109 [ref. 25464], Hutchins 2001:20 [ref. 25847], Chen 2002:124 [ref. 26587] dated 1891, Nakabo 2002:382 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:203, 535 [ref. 26218], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S98 [ref. 27377], Shinohara et al. 2005:410 [ref. 28370], Paxton et al. 2006:510 [ref. 28994], Larson et al. 2013:48 [ref. 32988], Psomadakis et al. 2015:171 [ref. 34104], Golani & Fricke 2018:36 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:68[ref. 36673], Psomadakis et al. 2020:318 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Benthosema pterotum (Alcock 1890). Myctophidae: Myctophinae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Philippines and New Ireland (Papua New Guinea), north to southern Japan. Habitat: marine.