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fierasfer, Chlopsis Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901:860, Fig. 10 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 23 (no. 1239); ref. 2508] Wakanoura, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, Inland Sea. Holotype: CAS-SU 6471. Paratypes: USNM 49728 [= 49897] (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:48 [ref. 12291], Smith 1994:26 [ref. 21917]. •Status uncertain, in Saurenchelys -- (Smith 1989:592 [ref. 13285]). •Synonym of Saurenchelys cancrivora Peters 1864 -- (Klausewitz 1994:447 [ref. 23563], Klausewitz & Zajonz 2000:343 [ref. 25118], Nakabo 2002:239 [ref. 26001], Yoshida et al. 2013:27 [ref. 34464]). •Valid as Saurenchelys fierasfer (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:29 [ref. 6441], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:169 [ref. 27969], Shinohara et al. 1996:158 [ref. 26605], Nakabo 2000:239 [ref. 25086], Smith in Randall & Lim 2000:587 [ref. 25122], Shinohara et al. 2001:295 [ref. 25995], Shinohara et al. 2005:402 [ref. 28370], Zhang et al. 2010:303 [ref. 31511], Lin et al. 2015:121 [ref. 34126], Ho et al. 2015:165 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys fierasfer (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.