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teres, Sphagebranchus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1882:436 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 297); ref. 1840] Western Florida, Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A. Lectotype: USNM 31457. Paralectotypes: USNM 152575 (1), 220010 (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:36-37 [ref. 21917]. Lectotype established (as figured specimen) in caption to Pl. 63, p. 3245, for Bascanichthys scuticaris in Jordan & Evermann 1900 [ref. 2446] but see Smith 1994:36 [ref. 21917] who accepts the designation of Ginsburg 1951:479 [ref. 1804]. •Valid as Sphagebranchus teres Goode & Bean 1882 -- (McCosker 1977:71 [ref. 6836]). •Synonym of Bascanichthys scuticaris (Goode & Bean 1880) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:336 [ref. 13288]). Current status: Synonym of Bascanichthys scuticaris (Goode & Bean 1880). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.