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megalops, Phenacoscorpius Fowler [H. W.] 1938:70, Fig. 30 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 85 (no. 3032); ref. 1426] 27 miles southeast of Bagatao Island Light, between Burias and Luzon, Philippines [Burias Pass, Sibuyan Sea, western Pacific], 12°54'40"N, 123°20'30"E, Albatross station D.5387, depth 209 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 98903. Paratypes: CAS-SU 40198-200 [ex USNM 136466-68] (2, 1, 1); USNM 136370-86 (0, 5, 1, 3, 3, 2, 2, 5, 2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1), 136466-68 (0, 0, 0); ZSI [ex USNM 136370] (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:120 [ref. 12291]. Some paratypes represent different species (see Motomura 2009:776, 778 [ref. 30292]). •Valid as Phenacoscorpius megalops Fowler 1938 -- (Eschmeyer & Randall 1975:293 [ref. 6389], Paulin 1982:442 [ref. 23678], Paulin et al. 1989:168 [ref. 24556], Poss 1999:2328 [ref. 24796], Poss in Randall & Lim 2000:605 [ref. 25122], Mandrytsa 2001:277 [ref. 25636], Mundy 2005:326 [ref. 28379], Motomura 2008:776 [ref. 30292], Motomura & Last 2009:27 [ref. 30568], Motomura et al. 2011:64 [ref. 31308], Fricke et al. 2011:377 [ref. 31242], Okamoto et al. 2012:77 [ref. 33660], Fricke et al. 2015:4 [ref. 33930], Wibowo & Motomura 2017:262 [ref. 35599], Fricke et al. 2019:101 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Phenacoscorpius megalops Fowler 1938. Scorpaenidae: Scorpaeninae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western and central Pacific: Indonesia east to Hawaiian Islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.