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photothorax, Lampanyctus Parr [A. E.] 1928:95, Fig. 13 [Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection Yale University v. 3 (art. 3); ref. 3368] Tongue of the Ocean, Bahamas, western North Atlantic, 23°55'N, 77°09'W, 4000-7000 feet wire out. Holotype: YPM 2263. Paratypes: BMNH 1930.12.31.5-6 (2); YPM 2262 (7), 2264-71 (9, 2, 6, 9, 3, 1, 11, 5). Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:21 [ref. 16741]. •Valid as Bolinichthys photothorax (Parr 1928) -- (Paxton 1979:6 [ref. 6440], Hulley 1986:286 [ref. 5672], Scott & Scott 1988:208 [ref. 25518], Paxton et al. 1989:255 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:36 [ref. 14125], McAllister 1990:103 [ref. 14674], Hulley 1990:401 [ref. 15273], Paxton et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:1320 [ref. 22830], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:625 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:96 [ref. 24106], Paxton & Hulley 1999:1962 [ref. 24748], Santos et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:52 [ref. 27192], Hartel & Craddock 2003:950 [ref. 27005], Moore et al. 2003:198 [ref. 27076], Mundy 2005:212 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:511 [ref. 28994], Hulley & Duhamel 2010:283 [ref. 30745], Fricke et al. 2011:360 [ref. 31242], Robertson & Clements 2015:636 [ref. 34257], Hulley 2016:1883 [ref. 34576], Nión et al. 2016:38 [ref. 35565]). Current status: Valid as Bolinichthys photothorax (Parr 1928). Myctophidae: Lampanyctinae. Distribution: Circumglobal in all tropical and subtropical seas (including Hawaiian Islands). Habitat: marine.