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lucida, Aethoprora Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896:87, Pl. 27 (fig. 102) [Special Bulletin U. S. National Museum No. 2; ref. 1848] Windward Passage between Cuba and Haiti, 19°45'N, 75°04'W, Albatross station 2127, depth 1639 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 44084. •Valid as Diaphus lucidus (Goode & Bean 1896) -- (Krefft & Bekker 1973:178 [ref. 7181], Paxton 1979:8 [ref. 6440], Hulley in Whitehead et al. 1984:446 [ref. 13675], Hulley 1986:292 [ref. 5672], Paxton et al. 1989:258 [ref. 12442], Hulley 1990:413 [ref. 15273], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:636 [ref. 23897], Paxton & Hulley 1999:1962 [ref. 24748], Nakabo 2000:398 [ref. 25086], Paxton & Hulley in Randall & Lim 2000:593 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:20 [ref. 25847], Chen 2002:219 [ref. 26587], Nakabo 2002:398 [ref. 26001], Santos et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:53 [ref. 27192], Hartel & Craddock 2003:950 [ref. 27005], Moore et al. 2003:199 [ref. 27076], Paxton et al. 2006:515 [ref. 28994], Fricke et al. 2011:361 [ref. 31242], Fricke et al. 2014:29 [ref. 33932], Robertson & Clements 2015:643 [ref. 34257], Pinheiro et al. 2015:8 [ref. 34324], Hulley 2016:1891 [ref. 34576], Fricke et al. 2018:77 [ref. 35805], Carneiro et al. 2019:117 [ref. 37250], Balushkin & Prirodina 2020:53 [ref. 37828], Sutton et al. 2020:185 [ref. 37832] in subgenus Aethoprora). Current status: Valid as Diaphus lucidus (Goode & Bean 1896). Myctophidae: Diaphinae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas, but apparently absent from eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.