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horridus, Brachysomophis Kaup [J. J.] 1856:45 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 22 (pt. 1); ref. 2572] Tahiti, Society Islands. Lectotype: MNHN A-7624. Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:104 [ref. 20810]. Lectotype selected by McCosker & Randall 2001:17 [ref. 25635]. •Synonym of Brachysomophis crocodilinus (Bennett 1833) -- (Bauchot et al. 1993:104 [ref. 20810], Fricke 1999:62 [ref. 24106], McCosker & Randall 2001:14 [ref. 25635]). Current status: Synonym of Brachysomophis crocodilinus (Bennett 1833). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.