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pyrsobolus, Scopelus Alcock [A. W.] 1890:218, Pl. 8 (fig. 3) [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 6 (no. 33) (art. 26); ref. 82] Off Madras coast, India, 15°38'N, 82°30'E, Investigator station 102, depth 920-690 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ZSI F12839. Type catalog: Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:35 [ref. 22148] as pyrosobulus. Figured in Alcock 1900: Pl. 30 (fig. 3) [ref. 20536]. •Valid as Bolinichthys pyrsobolus (Alcock 1890) -- (Paxton 1979:6 [ref. 6440], Paxton et al. 1989:255 [ref. 12442], Paxton & Hulley 1999:1962 [ref. 24748], Paxton & Hulley in Randall & Lim 2000:593 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:20 [ref. 25847], Chen 2002:166 [ref. 26587] dated 1891, Mundy 2005:212 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:511 [ref. 28994], Hulley & Duhamel 2010:287 [ref. 30745], Fricke et al. 2014:29 [ref. 33932], Fourriére et al. 2016:454 [ref. 34668]). Current status: Valid as Bolinichthys pyrsobolus (Alcock 1890). Myctophidae: Lampanyctinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Indian Ocean to central and southern Pacific, north to Japan, south to Australia. Habitat: marine.