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pontifex, Lampadena Krefft [G.] 1970:277, Figs. 1-2 [Berichte der Deutschen Wissenschaftlichen Kommission für Meeresforschung v. 21 (no. 1-4); ref. 7756] Between Cape Verde Islands and Senegal coast, 14°31'N, 17°39'W, depth 400-0 meters. Holotype: ISH 662-1964a. Paratypes: ISH 536-1968 (1), 616-1964 (1), 636-1964 (1), 662-1964b-c (2). Type catalog: Krefft 1978:12 [ref. 9884]. •Valid as Lampadena pontifex Krefft 1970 -- (Paxton 1979:12 [ref. 6440], Hulley 1986:305 [ref. 5672], Hulley 1990:433 [ref. 15273], Hulley 2016:1904 [ref. 34576], Brown et al. 2019:159 [ref. 36444], Sutton et al. 2020:195 [ref. 37832]). Current status: Valid as Lampadena pontifex Krefft 1970. Myctophidae: Lampanyctinae. Distribution: Central and eastern Atlantic: Mid-Atlantic Ridge and Saint Helena east to Mauritania to Namibia. Habitat: marine.