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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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grandisquamis, Acanthaphritis Günther [A.] 1880:43, Pl. 18 (fig. A) [Report on the shore fishes procured during the voyage of H. M. S. Challenger in the years 1873-1876 v. 1 (pt 6); ref. 2011] Kai Islands, Challenger station 192, Indonesia, Banda Sea, depth 129 fathoms. Lectotype: BMNH 1879.5.14.198. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1996.4.31.1 (1). Lectotype selected by Suzuki & Nakabo 1996:447 [ref. 22588]. •Valid as Acanthaphritis grandisquamis Günther 1880 -- (Suzuki & Nakabo 1996:447 [ref. 22588], Nelson in Randall & Lim 2000:631 [ref. 25122], Nelson 2001:3516 [ref. 26284], Fricke et al. 2019:251 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Acanthaphritis grandisquamis Günther 1880. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: eastern Indonesia east to Bougainville and New Ireland (Papua New Guinea), north to South China Sea, south to Woodlark Island (Papua New Guinea). Habitat: marine.