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uropterus, Conger Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846:261 [Fauna Japonica Parts 10-14; ref. 4374] Nagasaki, Japan. Holotype (unique): RMNH 3689. Type information: Boeseman 1947:188 [ref. 12876]. •Mention -- (McCosker 1977:60 [ref. 6836]). •Valid as Myrophis uropterus (Temminck & Schlegel 1846) -- (Machida in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:101, 322 [ref. 8057], Myers 1999:56 [ref. 23965]). •Valid as Echelus uropterus (Temminck & Schlegel 1846) -- (Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:30 [ref. 6441], Smith & McCosker 1999:1668 [ref. 24715], Nakabo 2000:224 [ref. 25086], Shinohara et al. 2001:293 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:224 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:143, 491 [ref. 26218], Shinohara et al. 2005:400 [ref. 28370], McCosker et al. 2006:268 [ref. 29006], Shao et al. 2008:238 [ref. 29952], Ho et al. 2010:27 [ref. 31218], Zhang et al. 2010:327 [ref. 31511], Shinohara et al. 2011:39 [ref. 31715], Shinohara et al. 2014:236 [ref. 33330], McCosker & Ho 2015:72 [ref. 34123], Ho et al. 2015:168 [ref. 34130], Fricke et al. 2018:43 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Echelus uropterus (Temminck & Schlegel 1846). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Madagascar; China to Japan and Taiwan. Habitat: marine.