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distofax, Bolinichthys Johnson [R. K.] 1975:54, Fig. 1A, D [Copeia 1975 (no. 1); ref. 7430] Mauna Loa lava flow, Kona, Hawaii Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype: CAS 15998. Paratypes: CAS 15995-98 (14, 9, 12, 43 now 41), 17544 (40), 29194 (5); SIO 60-249 (2), 60-251 (10), 70-334 (1), 71-307 (1), 72-373 or 70-373 (1); LACM 33930-1 [ex CAS 15998] (2); USNM 212025 [ex CAS 15998] (2). Plus non-types (10). •Valid as Bolinichthys distofax Johnson 1975 -- (Paxton 1979:7 [ref. 6440], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:69 [ref. 6441], Hulley 1990:400 [ref. 15273], Paxton & Hulley 1999:1962 [ref. 24748], Nakabo 2000:378 [ref. 25086] as distophax, Shinohara et al. 2001:301 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:378 [ref. 26001], Santos et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:52 [ref. 27192], Hartel & Craddock 2003:950 [ref. 27005], Shinohara et al. 2005:411 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:211 [ref. 28379], Hulley & Duhamel 2010:268 [ref. 30745], Hulley 2016:1882 [ref. 34576]). Current status: Valid as Bolinichthys distofax Johnson 1975. Myctophidae: Lampanyctinae. Distribution: South Atlantic; Central and North Pacific: Philippines to southern Japan; Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands); Hawaiian Islands; Australia; probably more widespread [not in the Indian Ocean]. Habitat: marine.