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lonchurus, Opisthognathus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882:290 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 282); ref. 2472] Snapper banks off Pensacola, Florida, U.S.A. (stomach content). Holotype: USNM 29671 [= 30864]. Paratypes: USNM 30712 (1). Correct spelling of original genus is Opistognathus. •Valid as Opistognathus lonchurus Jordan & Gilbert 1882 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:216 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:158 [ref. 23239], Smith-Vaniz 1997:1075 [ref. 22985], Smith-Vaniz 2003:1378 [ref. 27083], Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:78 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:130 [ref. 27807], Dennis et al. 2004:79 [ref. 31601], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:204 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:134 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz et al. 2018:116 [ref. 36264]). Current status: Valid as Opistognathus lonchurus Jordan & Gilbert 1882. Opistognathidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.