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nobilis, Lampanyctus Tåning [A. V.] 1928:66 [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening, Kjøbenhavn v. 86; ref. 15877] Western Atlantic [ca. 81 kilometers east to Barbuda, Antigua & Barbuda], 17°41'N, 60°58'W, depth about 3000 meters. Lectotype: ZMUC P2330211. Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:38 [ref. 9588]. Lectotype selected by Nafpaktitis 1973:41 [ref. 10436]. •Valid as Lampanyctus nobilis Tåning 1928 -- (Paxton 1979:13 [ref. 6440], Fujii in Okamura et al. 1982:109, 340 [ref. 8256], Fujii in Uyeno et al. 1983:183 [ref. 14275], Paxton et al. 1989:264 [ref. 12442], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:70 [ref. 6441], Hulley 1986:308 [ref. 5672], Hulley 1990:443 [ref. 15273], Shinohara et al. 1996:166 [ref. 26605], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:660 [ref. 23897], Paxton & Hulley 1999:1963 [ref. 24748], Nakabo 2000:391 [ref. 25086], Paxton & Hulley in Randall & Lim 2000:593 [ref. 25122], Wang & Chen 2001:109 [ref. 25464], Hutchins 2001:20 [ref. 25847], Chen 2002:184 [ref. 26587], Nakabo 2002:391 [ref. 26001], Santos et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:55 [ref. 27192], Hartel & Craddock 2003:951 [ref. 27005], Moore et al. 2003:201 [ref. 27076], Savinykh et al. 2004:657 [ref. 27937], Mundy 2005:225 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:523 [ref. 28994], Fricke et al. 2009:25 [ref. 30213], Fricke et al. 2011:361 [ref. 31242], Fricke et al. 2014:30 [ref. 33932], Parin et al. 2014:158 [ref. 33547], Robertson & Clements 2015:664 [ref. 34257], Hulley 2016:1909 [ref. 34576], Psomadakis et al. 2020:319 [ref. 37272] as cf. nobilis, Sutton et al. 2020:203 [ref. 37832]). Current status: Valid as Lampanyctus nobilis Tåning 1928. Myctophidae: Lampanyctinae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas, but not eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.