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Species in the family or subfamily Chlopsidae: [ 30 ] records


apterus, Arenichthys Beebe [W.] & Tee-Van [J.] 1938:301, Fig. 1 (A-C) [Zoologica, Scientific Contributions of the New York Zoological Society v. 23 (pt 3, no. 15); ref. 249] Arena Bank, Baja California, Mexico, 23°29'30"N, 109°25'30"W, depth 45 fathoms. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 46498 [ex NYZS 25361]. Type catalog: Mead 1958:131 [ref. 20648]. •Valid as Chlopsis apterus (Beebe & Tee-Van 1938) -- (Lavenberg 1988:255 [ref. 6617], Smith 1989:93 [ref. 13285], Tighe & McCosker 2003:1 [ref. 26920], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Tighe et al. 2015:28 [ref. 34117]). Current status: Valid as Chlopsis apterus (Beebe & Tee-Van 1938). Chlopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

atlanticus, Kaupichthys Böhlke [J. E.] 1956:66, Pl. 7; Figs. 1-2 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 108; ref. 12180] About 3/4 mile west of Delaporte Point, north shore of New Providence Island, Bahamas, 25°05'04"N, 77°26'54"W. Holotype: ANSP 73687. Paratypes: ANSP 73688-91 (1, 1, 1, 1), 73692-95 (4, 4, 1, 5), 73696-700 (1 ea.), 73716 (1), 73702 (orig. 6, now 5); BMNH 1956.6.30.2 [ex ANSP 73702] (1); FMNH 48954 (1); USNM 92763 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:165 [ref. 13621], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:50 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Kaupichthys hyoproroides (Strömman 1896) -- (Smith 1989:88 [ref. 13285], Randall et al. 1990:33 [ref. 15987]). Current status: Synonym of Kaupichthys hyoproroides (Strömman 1896). Chlopsidae. Habitat: marine.

atronasus, Kaupichthys Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1953:65, Fig. 14 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 202, v. 1; ref. 3975] Lagoon coral head, northern end of Rongelap Island, Rongelap Atoll, Marshall Islands, western Pacific, depth 18 feet. Holotype: USNM 141260. Paratypes: USNM 141696 (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:4 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Kaupichthys atronasus Schultz 1953 -- (Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:22 [ref. 6441], Paxton et al. 1989:137 [ref. 12442], Smith 1989:87 [ref. 13285], Winterbottom et al. 1989:6 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1997:494 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:41 [ref. 23965], Smith 1999:1640 [ref. 24661], Nakabo 2000:194 [ref. 25086], Tighe in Randall & Lim 2000:584 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:16 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:194 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:22 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:610 [ref. 27495], Paxton et al. 2006:242 [ref. 28994], Fricke et al. 2011:349 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:73 [ref. 31980], Smith et al. 2015:301 [ref. 34209], Golani & Fricke 2018:19 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Kaupichthys atronasus Schultz 1953. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Philippines and Society Islands, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.

bicollaris, Garmanichthys Myers [G. S.] & Wade [C. B.] 1941:71, Pl. 9 [Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition 1932-40, Los Angeles v. 9 (no. 4); ref. 3133] Cartago Bay, Isabela Island [Albemarle Island], Galápagos Islands. Holotype: LACM 21545 [ex AHF 11]. Paratypes: LACM 21704 (1); CAS-SU 36549-50 (1, 1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:50 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Chlopsis bicollaris (Myers & Wade 1941) -- (Lavenberg 1988:255 [ref. 6617], Smith 1989:93 [ref. 13285], Allen & Robertson 1994:42 [ref. 22193], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:143 [ref. 24023], Tighe & McCosker 2003:1 [ref. 26920], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:188 [ref. 30957], Tighe et al. 2015:28 [ref. 34117], Sánchez-Jiménez et al. 2018:6 [ref. 36248]). Current status: Valid as Chlopsis bicollaris (Myers & Wade 1941). Chlopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Galápagos Islands, Costa Rica. Habitat: marine.

bicolor, Chlopsis Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810:42, 59, Pl. 2 (fig. 1) [Indice d'ittiologia siciliana; ref. 3595] Sicily, Italy. No types known. •Valid as Chlopsis bicolor Rafinesque 1810 -- (Blache et al. 1973:233 [ref. 7185], Saldanha in Whitehead et al. 1986:555 [ref. 13676], Robins & Ray 1986:55 [ref. 23100], Lavenberg 1988:255 [ref. 6617], Smith 1989:94 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:939 [ref. 13285], Andreata & Séret 1996:581 [ref. 16204], Santos et al. 1997:19 [ref. 23531], Kaya & Bilecenoğlu 2000:566 [ref. 25011], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:148 [ref. 27754], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:31 [ref. 26753], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:32 [ref. 27192], Tighe & McCosker 2003:1 [ref. 26920], Smith 2003:699 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:60 [ref. 27807], Mendiola 2006:8 [ref. 28763], Fricke et al. 2007:23 [ref. 29533], Figueroa & Ehrlich 2006:236 [ref. 29812], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:17 [ref. 36649], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Tighe et al. 2015:28 [ref. 34117], Pinheiro et al. 2015:4 [ref. 34324], Smith 2016:1613 [ref. 34556], Nión et al. 2016:24 [ref. 35565]). Current status: Valid as Chlopsis bicolor Rafinesque 1810. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Florida to southern Brazil and Uruguay; Mediterranean Sea, eastern Atlantic: Morocco south to Mauritania. Habitat: marine.

bidentatus, Chlopsis Tighe [K. A.] & McCosker [J. E.] 2003:5, Figs. 3B, 5-6 [Zootaxa No. 236; ref. 26920] New Caledonia, 23°48'S, 168°17'E, depth 444-503 meters. Holotype: MNHN 2001-1080. Paratypes: MNHN 2001-1078 (1). •Valid as Chlopsis bidentatus Tighe & McCosker 2003 -- (Fricke et al. 2011:349 [ref. 31242], Tighe et al. 2015:28 [ref. 34117]). Current status: Valid as Chlopsis bidentatus Tighe & McCosker 2003. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia and Fiji. Habitat: marine.

brachychirus, Kaupichthys Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1953:67, Fig. 15 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 202, v. 1; ref. 3975] Lagoon off Amen Island, Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands, western Pacific, depth 30 feet. Holotype: USNM 141261. Paratypes: FMNH 62580 [ex USNM] (1); USNM 141262-67 (2, 1, 1, 7, 1, 4). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:50 [ref. 12367], Smith 1994:4 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Kaupichthys brachychirus Schultz 1953 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:137 [ref. 12442], Smith 1989:87 [ref. 13285], Myers 1999:42 [ref. 23965], Smith 1999:1640 [ref. 24661], Tighe in Randall & Lim 2000:584 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:16 [ref. 25847], Allen & Adrim 2003:22 [ref. 26830], Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:316 [ref. 28867], Paxton et al. 2006:242 [ref. 28994], Fricke et al. 2011:349 [ref. 31242], Fricke et al. 2014:17 [ref. 33932]). Current status: Valid as Kaupichthys brachychirus Schultz 1953. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: marine.

brocki, Chilorhinus Gosline [W. A.] 1951:195, Fig. 1 [Copeia 1951 (no. 3); ref. 12330] Kewalo basin, Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype: USNM 112312. Paratypes: BPBM 5545 [not 4151] (2), CAS-SU 16113 (2), UH 49 (5, 1 dissected) not found in 1997, USNM 112313 (2). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:50 [ref. 12291], Smith 1994:4 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Chilorhinus platyrhynchus (Norman 1922) -- (Mundy 2005:111 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Chilorhinus platyrhynchus (Norman 1922). Chlopsidae. Habitat: marine.

catherinae, Robinsia Böhlke [J. E.] & Smith [D. G.] 1967:3, Fig. 1 [Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia) No. 408; ref. 612] Off coast of Kenya, Indian Ocean, 2°42'S, 40°53'E, Anton Bruun station 420A, depth 140 meters. Holotype: ANSP 110000. Paratypes: ANSP 110001 (1), Biol. Anstalt Helgoland-Hamburg (3). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:165 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Robinsia catherinae Böhlke & Smith 1967 -- (Smith 1989:80 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:937 [ref. 13285], Nakabo 2000:194 [ref. 25086], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:148 [ref. 27754], Nakabo 2002:194 [ref. 26001], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:32 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:698 [ref. 26989]). Current status: Valid as Robinsia catherinae Böhlke & Smith 1967. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Caribbean Sea and western Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

debeauforti, Chilorhinus Metzelaar [J.] 1919 [Report on the fishes; ref. 2982] Name only, not available; name on BMNH 1920.1.8.1 (1); in the synonymy of Chilorhinus suensonii Lütken 1852; from Dutch W. Indies. Current status: Synonym of Chilorhinus suensonii Lütken 1852. Chlopsidae.

dentatus, Garmanichthys Seale [A.] 1917:80 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 61 (no. 4); ref. 4001] Barbados, West Indies, depth 69 fathoms. Holotype (unique): MCZ 28095. •Valid as Chlopsis dentatus (Seale 1917) -- (Castle 1986:186 [ref. 5644], Lavenberg 1988:255 [ref. 6617], Smith 1989:95 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:938 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:150 [ref. 13454], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:130 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:148 [ref. 27754], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:32 [ref. 27192], Tighe & McCosker 2003:1 [ref. 26920], Smith 2003:699 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:60 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Tighe et al. 2015:28 [ref. 34117]). Current status: Valid as Chlopsis dentatus (Seale 1917). Chlopsidae. Distribution: Worldwide, except the eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

diodontus, Kaupichthys Schultz [L. P.] 1943:50, Pl. 6, Fig. 5i [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 180; ref. 3957] Reef at Siulagi Point, Tau Island, American Samoa. Holotype: USNM 115980. Paratypes: MCZ 37284 [ex USNM 115981] (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:4 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Kaupichthys hyoproroides (Strömman 1896) -- (Smith 1989:88 [ref. 13285]). •Possibly valid -- (Smith 1994:4 [ref. 21917], Myers 1999:42 [ref. 23965], Mundy 2005:112 [ref. 28379]). •Valid as Kaupichthys diodontus Schultz 1943 -- (Randall et al. 1997:33 [ref. 25919], Smith 1999:1640 [ref. 24661], Randall 1999:5 [ref. 25829], Randall & Earle 2000:6 [ref. 25806], Allen & Adrim 2003:22 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:610 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:6 [ref. 27624], Heemstra et al. 2004:3317 [ref. 27945], Paxton et al. 2006:242 [ref. 28994], Randall 2007:72 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2011:349 [ref. 31242], Hubert et al. 2012:3 [ref. 31846], Allen & Erdmann 2012:74 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:17 [ref. 33932], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:4 [ref. 33988], Fricke et al. 2018:32 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Kaupichthys diodontus Schultz 1943. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa and Madagascar east to Hawaiian Islands and Pitcairn Group, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.

feathersi, Leptocephalus Fowler [H. W.] 1944:126, Fig. 45 [Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia No. 6; ref. 1448] Old Providence Island, Caribbean Sea. Holotype: ANSP 70132. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:120 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Chilorhinus suensonii Lütken 1852 -- (Smith 1989:85 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:939 [ref. 13285]). Current status: Synonym of Chilorhinus suensonii Lütken 1852. Chlopsidae. Habitat: marine.

fryeri, Xenoconger Regan [C. T.] 1912:301 [The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Second Series. Zoology v. 15 (pt 2, no. 18); ref. 3643] Assumption Island [Seychelles, western Indian Ocean, ca. 9°45′S, 46°29′E]. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1912.5.3.1. •Valid as Xenoconger fryeri Regan 1912 -- (Randall et al. 1993:228 [ref. 21003], Myers 1999:42 [ref. 23965], Smith 1999:1640 [ref. 24661], Tighe in Randall & Lim 2000:584 [ref. 25122], Mundy 2005:112 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:73 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2011:349 [ref. 31242]). Current status: Valid as Xenoconger fryeri Regan 1912. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Aldabra, Seychelles, New Caledonia, Fiji, Palau, Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

hyoproroides, Leptocephalus Strömman [P. H.] 1896:39, Pl. 4 (figs. 5-6) [Leptocephalids in the University Zoological Museum at Upsala; ref. 4294] Central North Atlantic, north of the Bahamas, 27°N, 73°W. Holotype (unique): ZMUU 702. Type catalog: Wallin 1996:61 [ref. 32133]. •Valid as Kaupichthys hyoproroides (Strömman 1896) -- (Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:22 [ref. 6441], Castle 1986:187 [ref. 5644], Robins & Ray 1986:56 [ref. 23100], Paxton et al. 1989:138 [ref. 12442], Smith 1989:88 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:934 [ref. 13285], Winterbottom et al. 1989:6 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:33 [ref. 15987], Quéro & Saldanha 1995:64 [ref. 22017], Fricke 1999:39 [ref. 24106], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:130 [ref. 25013], Nakabo 2000:194 [ref. 25086], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:148 [ref. 27754], Hutchins 2001:16 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:194 [ref. 26001], Collette et al. 2003:98 [ref. 26784], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:32 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:698 [ref. 26989], Smith et al. 2003:9 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:60 [ref. 27807], Mundy 2005:111 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:242 [ref. 28994] restricted to Atlantic, Shao et al. 2008:237 [ref. 29952], Fricke et al. 2009:14 [ref. 30213], Fricke et al. 2011:349 [ref. 31242], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Fricke et al. 2014:17 [ref. 33932], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:23 [ref. 33341], Pinheiro et al. 2015:4 [ref. 34324]). Current status: Valid as Kaupichthys hyoproroides (Strömman 1896). Chlopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic; Indo-West Pacific: KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa), East Africa, Saint Brandon's Shoals and western Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Marquesas Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan, south to Western Australia and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

japonicus, Kaupichthys diodontus Matsubara [K.] & Asano [H.] 1960:293, Figs. 1, 2A-B [Copeia 1959 (no. 4); ref. 11928] Near Kametsu, Tokunoshima, Amami Islands, Japan. Holotype: FAKU [ex SMBL 1748]. Paratypes: FAKU [ex SMBL 1749] (1). •Synonym of Kaupichthys hyoproroides (Strömman 1896) -- (Smith 1989:88 [ref. 13285]). •Valid as Kaupichthys japonicus Matsubara & Asano 1960 -- (Tighe in Randall & Lim 2000:584 [ref. 25122], Ho et al. 2015:143 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Valid as Kaupichthys japonicus Matsubara & Asano 1960. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific: Japan and Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

kazuko, Chlopsis Lavenberg [R. J.] 1988:253, Fig. 1 [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 42 (no. 2); ref. 6617] Boca de la Trinidad, Gulf of California, Mexico, 23°37'40"N, 109°29'03"W, depth 51-53 fathoms. Holotype: LACM 22990. Paratypes: LACM 24145 (1). •Valid as Chlopsis kazuko Lavenberg 1988 -- (Smith 1989:93 [ref. 13285], Tighe & McCosker 2003:1 [ref. 26920], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Tighe et al. 2015:28 [ref. 34117]). Current status: Valid as Chlopsis kazuko Lavenberg 1988. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

longidens, Atopichthys Garman [S.] 1899:338, Pl. 67 (figs. 5-5a) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Between Ecuador and the Galápagos, 0°36'N, 82°45'W, Albatross station 2627, depth 0-1740 fathoms. Holotype: MCZ 28420. •Valid as Chlopsis longidens (Garman 1899) -- (Tighe & McCosker 2003:1 [ref. 26920], but probably the leptocephalus of another species). Current status: Valid as Chlopsis longidens (Garman 1899). Chlopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

longidentata, Boehlkenchelys Tighe [K. A.] 1992:20, Figs. 1-3 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 105 (no. 1); ref. 13473] Western side of outer edge of reef, northern Astrolabe Reef, Fiji Islands, 18°37'06"S, 178°30'21"E, depth 122-213 feet. Holotype: ROM 46990. Paratypes: ANSP 163975 (1); BPBM 9420 (1), 19302 (1); ROM 42505-06 (1, 1), 46989 (1, c&s), 51964 (1); USNM 317168 [ex ROM 42506] (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:3-4 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Boehlkenchelys longidentata Tighe 1992 -- (Myers 1999:41 [ref. 23965], Smith 1999:1640 [ref. 24661], Tighe in Randall & Lim 2000:584 [ref. 25122], Allen & Adrim 2003:22 [ref. 26830], Allen & Erdmann 2012:72 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Boehlkenchelys longidentata Tighe 1992. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Chagos Archipelago, Indonesia, Palau and Fiji. Habitat: marine.

megalops, Rabula Starks [E. C.] 1913:12, Pl. 2 [Leland Stanford Jr. University Publications, University Series; ref. 4197] Rock pools at Natal, Brazil. Holotype (unique): CAS-SU 22217. Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:47-48 [ref. 12291]. •Synonym of Chilorhinus suensonii Lütken 1852 -- (Smith 1989:85 [ref. 13285]). Current status: Synonym of Chilorhinus suensonii Lütken 1852. Chlopsidae. Habitat: marine.

nanhaiensis, Chlopsis Tighe [K. A.], Ho [H.-C.], Pogonoski [J. J.] & Hibino [Y.] in Tighe et al. 2015:22, Figs. 4-7 [Zootaxa 4060 (no. 1); ref. 34117] Dong-gang fish market, Pingtung, Taiwan. Holotype: USNM 408189. Paratypes: NMMB-P 22369 (1). •Valid as Chlopsis nanhaiensis Tighe, Ho, Pogonoski & Hibino 2015 -- (Ho et al. 2015:7 [ref. 34116], Ho et al. 2015:142 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Valid as Chlopsis nanhaiensis Tighe, Ho, Pogonoski & Hibino 2015. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

nuchalis, Kaupichthys Böhlke [J. E.] 1967:95, Fig. 2 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 118 (no. 4); ref. 602] South shore of Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas. Holotype: ANSP 106376. Paratypes: ANSP (12 lots, 16 spec., 2 c&s [1 missing]); LACM 6727-6 (3); UF (4 lots, 7); UF [ex UMML] (2 lots, 4); UPRM (3 lots, 4); USNM 198669 (1), 198683-84 (1, 2). Type catalog: Gilbert 1974:113 [ref. 21035], Böhlke 1984:165 [ref. 13621], Smith 1994:4 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Kaupichthys nuchalis Böhlke 1967 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:55 [ref. 23100], Smith 1989:91 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:936 [ref. 13285], Winterbottom et al. 1989:6 [ref. 13251], Cervigón 1991:32 [ref. 24472], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:227 [ref. 23897], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:130 [ref. 25013], Collette et al. 2003:98 [ref. 26784], Smith 2003:698 [ref. 26989], Smith et al. 2003:9 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:60 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:23 [ref. 33341]). Current status: Valid as Kaupichthys nuchalis Böhlke 1967. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

olokun, Xenoconger Robins [C. R.] & Robins [C. H.] 1966:117, Figs. 1-3 [Studies in Tropical Oceanography (Miami) No. 4 (pt 1); ref. 9059] Off Ivory Coast, just west of the offing of the St. Andrew River, 4°45'N, 6°13.5'W to 4°44'N, 16°00'W, depth 25 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ANSP 103608 [ex UMML 15299]. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:165 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Chlopsis olokun (Robins & Robins 1966) -- (Lavenberg 1988:255 [ref. 6617], Smith 1989:93 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:150 [ref. 13454], Tighe & McCosker 2003:1 [ref. 26920], Tighe et al. 2015:28 [ref. 34117], Smith 2016:1613 [ref. 34556]). Current status: Valid as Chlopsis olokun (Robins & Robins 1966). Chlopsidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

orientalis, Chlopsis Tighe [K. A.], Hibino [Y.] & Nguyen [Q. V.] in Tighe et al. 2015:25, Figs. 8-12 [Zootaxa 4060 (no. 1); ref. 34117] Cua Be trawl fish landing port, Nha Trang, Vietnam, South China Sea. Holotype (unique): IMER 16495. •Valid as Chlopsis orientalis Tighe, Hibino & Nguyen 2015. Current status: Valid as Chlopsis orientalis Tighe, Hibino & Nguyen 2015. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

platyrhynchus, Brachyconger Norman [J. R.] 1922:218, Fig. [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 10 (no. 56); ref. 3210] New Britain Island, Bismarck Archipelago [Papua New Guinea, western Pacific]. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1922.6.6.17. •Valid as Chilorhinus platyrhynchus (Norman 1922) -- (Smith 1989:85 [ref. 13285], Smith 1999:1640 [ref. 24661], Nakabo 2000:194 [ref. 25086], Tighe in Randall & Lim 2000:584 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2002:194 [ref. 26001], Mundy 2005:111 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:71 [ref. 30952], Shao et al. 2008:237 [ref. 29952], Allen & Erdmann 2012:73 [ref. 31980], Ho et al. 2015:143 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Valid as Chilorhinus platyrhynchus (Norman 1922). Chlopsidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to New Guinea and Taiwan, Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

pseudomuraena, Catesbya Böhlke [J. E.] & Smith [D. G.] 1968:35, Fig. 3 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 120; ref. 614] West of tip of Lyford Cay, New Providence Island, Bahamas, depth to 25 feet. Holotype (unique): ANSP 100634 [not 110634]. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:165 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Catesbya pseudomuraena Böhlke & Smith 1968 -- (Smith 1989:83 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:935 [ref. 13285], Smith 2003:698 [ref. 26989]). Current status: Valid as Catesbya pseudomuraena Böhlke & Smith 1968. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Bahamas. Habitat: marine.

sagmacollaris, Chlopsis Pogonoski [J. J.] & Tighe [K. A.] in Tighe et al. 2015:20, Figs. 1-3 [Zootaxa 4060 (no. 1); ref. 34117] Western Australia, Australia, 12°28'53"S, 123°25'04"E to 12°29'58"S, 123°25'00"E, depth 397-405 meters. Holotype (unique): NMV A 29730-023. •Valid as Chlopsis sagmacollaris Pogonoski & Tighe 2015. Current status: Valid as Chlopsis sagmacollaris Pogonoski & Tighe 2015. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Western Australia (presumably more widespread in the eastern Indian Ocean and Timor Sea). Habitat: marine.

slusserorum, Chlopsis Tighe [K. A.] & McCosker [J. E.] 2003:2, Figs. 1-2, 3A, 4 [Zootaxa No. 236; ref. 26920] Somo-Somo Strait, 16°27'S, 179°35.4'W, Fiji, depth 426-487 meters. Holotype: MNHN 2001-1079. Paratypes: AMS I.17284-001 (1). •Valid as Chlopsis slusserorum Tighe & McCosker 2003 -- (Tighe et al. 2015:28 [ref. 34117]). Current status: Valid as Chlopsis slusserorum Tighe & McCosker 2003. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Fiji and Solomon Islands. Habitat: marine.

suensonii, Chilorhinus Lütken [C. F.] 1852:16, Pl. 1 (fig. 3) [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske Forening i Kjøbenhavn, Aaret 1851 (nos 1-2); ref. 2852] St. Croix Island, Virgin Islands, West Indies. Syntypes: ZMB 4044 (1?); ZMUC 100 (1), 320 (1). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:53 [ref. 9588] as suensoni. Also in Lütken 1852:272 [ref. 30287]. •Valid as Chlopsis suensoni (Lütken 1852) -- (Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:148 [ref. 27754]). •Valid as Chilorhinus suensonii Lütken 1852 [usually as suensoni] -- (Robins & Ray 1986:55 [ref. 23100], Smith 1989:85 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:939 [ref. 13285], Villamizar 1996:37 [ref. 23496], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:130 [ref. 25013], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:32 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:699 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:60 [ref. 27807], Randall 2007:72 [ref. 30952], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:23 [ref. 33341]). Current status: Valid as Chilorhinus suensonii Lütken 1852. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

ventriosus, Powellichthys Smith [J. L. B.] 1966:299 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 13) v. 8 (no 89) (for 1965); ref. 4136] Near Cook Islands, South Pacific, at surface. Holotype: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 310. •Valid as Powellichthys ventriosus Smith 1966 -- (authors). Current status: Valid as Powellichthys ventriosus Smith 1966. Chlopsidae. Distribution: Western Pacific (near Cook Islands). Habitat: marine.