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Alepisaurus Lowe [R. T.] 1833:104 Masc. Alepisaurus ferox Lowe 1833. Type by monotypy. Alepidosaurus Agassiz 1846:14 [ref. 64] is an unjustified emendation, and used by G√ľnther 1860:353 [ref. 1963]. Also illustrated and described in Lowe 1834:124, Pl. 19 [ref. 33408]. •Valid as Alepisaurus Lowe 1833 -- (Gibbs & Wilimovsky 1966:484 [ref. 24558], Maul 1973:201 [ref. 7171], Post in Whitehead et al. 1984:494 [ref. 13675], Okiyama 1984:207 [ref. 13644], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:77 [ref. 6441], Heemstra & Smith 1986:280 [ref. 5668], Paxton et al. 1989:251 [ref. 12442], Gon 1990:144 [ref. 21680], Gomon et al. 1994:273 [ref. 22532], Paxton & Niem 1999:1953 [ref. 24746], Sato & Nakabo 2002:44 [ref. 25953], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:234 [ref. 25968], Thompson 2003:939 [ref. 27003], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:260 [ref. 28944], Paxton et al. 2006:498 [ref. 29053], Bray 2008:265 [ref. 30620], Parin et al. 2014:152 [ref. 33547], Stewart 2015:603 [ref. 34254], Pietsch & Orr 2015:24 [ref. 34694], Fricke et al. 2018:73 [ref. 35805], Brown et al. 2019:159 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Alepisaurus Lowe 1833. Alepisauridae.