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mucronatus, Neoconger Girard [C. F.] 1858:171 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 10; ref. 1813] St. Joseph Island, Texas, U.S.A. Lectotype: USNM 861. Paralectotypes: MCZ 36006 [ex USNM 861] (1), USNM 204928 [ex USNM 861] (3). Type catalog: Smith 1994:14 [ref. 21917]. See also Girard 1859:77 [ref. 13405]. Lectotype selected by Smith & Castle 1972:200 [ref. 21919]. •Valid as Neoconger mucronatus Girard 1858 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:51 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:80 [ref. 25518], Smith 1989:60 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:701 [ref. 13285], McAllister 1990:46 [ref. 14674], Cervigón 1991:31 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:32 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:225 [ref. 23897], Aguilera 1998:46 [ref. 24221] as mocronatus, Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:147 [ref. 27754], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:32 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:696 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:60 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Melo & Caires 2016:2 [ref. 34981] with question). Current status: Valid as Neoconger mucronatus Girard 1858. Moringuidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.