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macrochir, Halosaurus Günther [A.] 1878:251 [23] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 2 (nos 7/8/9)(art. 2/22/28); ref. 2010] Off Strait of Gilbraltar, Challenger station 5, depth 1090 fathoms. Lectotype: BMNH 1887.12.7.237. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1887.12.7.238-241 (4) Challenger station 146. On p. 23 of separate. See also Günther 1887:237, Pl. 59 (fig. A) [ref. 2013]. Grey 1956:155 [ref. 19262] designated a "type locality" corresponding to the figured specimen; Paxton et al. 1989:147 [ref. 12442] regarded the action of Grey as establishing a lectotype; lectotype designation technically probably dates to Paxton et al. 1989. •Valid as Halosauropsis macrochir (Günther 1878) -- (McDowell 1973:78 [ref. 24539], Harrisson 1973:254 [ref. 7189], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1986:595 [ref. 13676], Sulak 1986:197 [ref. 5720], Machida et al. 1988:78 [ref. 6623], Paxton et al. 1989:147 [ref. 12442], Paulin et al. 1989:65 [ref. 24556], Shcherbachev et al. 1989:166, 169 [ref. 36134], Sulak 1990:129 [ref. 19326], Gon 1990:98 [ref. 21680], Gomon et al. 1994:216 [ref. 22532], Shinohara et al. 1996:154 [ref. 26605], Santos et al. 1997:17 [ref. 23531], Fricke 1999:36 [ref. 24106], Pakhorukov 2001:377 [ref. 25409], Hutchins 2001:18 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:190 [ref. 26001], Smith 2003:686 [ref. 26989], Moore et al. 2003:172 [ref. 27076], Shinohara et al. 2005:399 [ref. 28370], Duhamel et al. 2005:84 [ref. 32059], Paxton et al. 2006:230 [ref. 28995], Smith 2008:184 [ref. 30621], Shelyagin 2010:512 [ref. 31017], Stewart & Struthers 2015:208 [ref. 34231], Bañón et al. 2016:303 [ref. 34397], Smith 2016:1598 [ref. 34556], Bañón et al. 2016:475 [ref. 34875], Fricke et al. 2018:30 [ref. 35805], Williams et al. 2018:99 [ref. 36359], Fricke et al. 2019:50 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Halosauropsis macrochir (Günther 1878). Halosauridae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical seas, but absent from southwestern Pacific. Habitat: marine.