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ophicephalus, Gobius Jenyns [L.] 1842:97, Pl. 19 (figs. 3, 3a) [The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Beagle; ref. 2344] Chonos Archipelago in Lowe's Harbor, south of ChiloĆ©, off Chile, western coast of South America. Holotype (unique): ?BMNH 1917.7.14.54. Objectively invalid; regarded as preoccupied by Gobius ophiocephalus Pallas 1814 [regarded as same as ophicephalus, Art. 58 of the Code], replaced by and objective synonym of Ophiogobius jenynsi Hoese 1976. •Wrongly treated as valid as Ophiogobius ophicephalus (Jenyns 1842) -- (López et al. 1996:55 [ref. 23681]). Current status: Synonym of Ophiogobius jenynsi Hoese 1976. Gobiidae: Gobiinae. Habitat: marine.