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atlanticum, Myctophum laternatum Tåning [A. V.] 1928:56 [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening, Kjøbenhavn v. 86; ref. 15877] Eastern Atlantic [ca. 570 kilometers west of Iouik, Mauritania], 20°00'N, 21°55'W. Lectotype: ZMUC P2329229. Paralectotypes: ZMUC P2329230 (1). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:39 [ref. 9588]. Species illustrated and described in more detail in Tåning 1931, Figs. 1-2. Lectotype selected by Nafpaktitis 1973:12 [ref. 10436]. •Valid as Diogenichthys atlanticus (Tåning 1928) -- (Krefft & Bekker 1973:181 [ref. 7181], Paxton 1979:10 [ref. 6440], Hulley in Whitehead et al. 1984:450 [ref. 13675], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:66 [ref. 6441], Hulley 1986:296 [ref. 5672], Scott & Scott 1988:216 [ref. 25518], Paxton et al. 1989:260 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:37 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:116 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:105 [ref. 14674], Hulley 1990:422 [ref. 15273], Boschung 1992:72 [ref. 23239], Paxton et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:1320 [ref. 22830], Santos et al. 1997:46 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:45 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:647 [ref. 23897], Porteiro et al. 1999:35 [ref. 24203], Paxton & Hulley 1999:1963 [ref. 24748], Nakabo 2000:381 [ref. 25086], Paxton & Hulley in Randall & Lim 2000:593 [ref. 25122], Wang & Chen 2001:109 [ref. 25464], Hutchins 2001:20 [ref. 25847], Shinohara et al. 2001:301 [ref. 25995], Chen 2002:117 [ref. 26587], Nakabo 2002:381 [ref. 26001], Santos et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:54 [ref. 27192], Hartel & Craddock 2003:950 [ref. 27005], Moore et al. 2003:200 [ref. 27076], Shinohara et al. 2005:412 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:220 [ref. 28379], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:255 [ref. 28944], Paxton et al. 2006:518 [ref. 28994], Paxton & Bray 2008:277 [ref. 30633], Fricke et al. 2011:361 [ref. 31242], Fricke et al. 2014:29 [ref. 33932], Robertson & Clements 2015:650 [ref. 34257], Hulley 2016:1898 [ref. 34576], Burton & Lea 2019:46 [ref. 37205], Carneiro et al. 2019:118 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Diogenichthys atlanticus (Tåning 1928). Myctophidae: Myctophinae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical through temperate seas; larvae straying into western Mediterranean Sea. Habitat: marine.