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proboscideus, Leptocephalus Lea [E.] 1913:27, Fig. 25; Pl. 5 (no. 1) [Scientific Results of the Michael Sars North Atlantic Deep-Sea Expedition 1910 v. 3 (pt 1, no. 7); ref. 14158] North Atlantic, 34°59'N, 33°01'W, station 53, depth 150 meters. Holotype (unique): ZMUB 5105. Type catalog: Frøiland 1979:147 [ref. 21547]. Leptocephalus is a catch-all name for larval eels. •Valid, probably in genus Dysommina as Dysommina proboscideus (Lea 1913) -- (Smith 1989:693 [ref. 13285]). •Valid as "Leptocephalus" proboscideus Lea 1913 -- (Moore et al. 2003:173 [ref. 27076]). Current status: Valid as Dysommina proboscideus (Lea 1913). Synaphobranchidae: Ilyophinae. Distribution: North Atlantic. Habitat: marine.