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medusophagus, Centrolophus Cocco [A.] 1839:57 [L' Innominato, Giornale di Amena Letteratura e Belle Arti Anno 3 (no. 7); ref. 18012] Messina, Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea. No types known. Sometimes incorrectly dated to 1829. •Valid as Centrolophus medusophagus Cocco 1839 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:269 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:471 [ref. 25518], Nelson et al. 2004:177 [ref. 27807] dating to 1829). •Valid as Schedophilus medusophagus (Cocco 1839) [with date often as 1829] -- (Haedrich 1967:61 [ref. 5357], Haedrich 1973:560 [ref. 7216], John & Karrer 1985:77 [ref. 21825], Haedrich in Whitehead et al. 1986:1181 [ref. 13677], Arruda 1997:111 [ref. 24952], Dulĉić 1998:1035 [ref. 23485], John & Karrer 1985 [ref. 21825], McAllister 1990:182 [ref. 14674], Santos et al. 1997:110 [ref. 23531], Porteiro et al. 1999:42 [ref. 24203], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:178 [ref. 26753], Francour & Javel 2003:57 [ref. 27025], Moore et al. 2003:231 [ref. 27076], Haedrich 2003:1868 [ref. 27117], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:71 [ref. 36649], Bañón et al. 2012:272 [ref. 31874], Page et al. 2013:183 [ref. 32708], Bañón et al. 2016:324 [ref. 34397], Haedrich in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2918 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Valid as Schedophilus medusophagus (Cocco 1839). Centrolophidae. Distribution: Western Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic. Habitat: marine.