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Species in the family or subfamily Ipnopidae: [ 46 ] records


agassizii, Ipnops Garman [S.] 1899:259, Pl. H (figs. 2-2a) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Galápagos Islands, 2°34'N, 92°06'W, Albatross station 3413, depth 1360 fathoms. Lectotype: MCZ 28501 (134 mm SL). Paralectotypes: USNM 153593 [ex MCZ 28501] (1). Lectotype selected by Nielsen 1966:56 [ref. 9049]. •Valid as Ipnops agassizii Garman 1899 [sometimes as agassizi] -- (Sulak 1986:264 [ref. 5720], Sulak 1990:359 [ref. 15106], Pequeño 1997:81 [ref. 23536], Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746], Mundy 2005:196 [ref. 28379], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:252 [ref. 28944], Paxton et al. 2006:486 [ref. 28996], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:189 [ref. 30957], Russell 2016:1835 [ref. 34572], Fricke et al. 2018:72 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Ipnops agassizii Garman 1899. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans. Habitat: marine.

algeriensis, Bathypterois mediterraneus Bauchot [M.-L.] 1962:639, Figs. 4c, 6b [Vie et Milieu v. 13 (fasc. 4); ref. 4154] Chenoua Point, Algeria, depth about 260 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN (spec. no. 4). Also appeared as new in Bauchot 1962:266 [ref. 32097]. •Synonym of Bathypterois mediterraneus Bauchot 1962, but a valid subspecies as described -- (Nielsen 1973:165 [ref. 6885]). •Synonym of Bathypterois mediterraneus Bauchot 1962 -- (Sulak 1977:91 [ref. 4299], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1984:417 [ref. 13675]). Current status: Synonym of Bathypterois mediterraneus Bauchot 1962. Ipnopidae. Habitat: marine.

amblyops, Benthosaurus Bernard [F.] 1958:323, Pls. 23 (figs. 1-2), 24 (fig. 6) [Annales de l'Institut Océanographique, Monaco (Nouvelle Série) v. 35 (no. 4); ref. 15145] Western Mediterranean Sea off Toulon, France, depth 2290 meters. Brief description and submarine photographs; perhaps not intended as a new taxon. •In the synonymy of Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean 1886) -- (Nielsen 1973:165 [ref. 6885] with question, Sulak 1977:77 [ref. 4299], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1984:416 [ref. 13675], Sulak 1990:355 [ref. 15106]). Current status: Synonym of Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean 1886). Ipnopidae. Habitat: marine.

andriashevi, Bathypterois Sulak [K. J.] & Shcherbachev [Yu. N.] 1988:654, Figs. 1-3 [Copeia 1988 (no. 3); ref. 6677] Western South Pacific, 24°08'S, 167°29'E, depth 970 meters. Holotype: ZIN 47492. Paratypes: USNM 287844 (1), ZIN 48000 (2, not received by 1996). •Valid as Bathypterois andriashevi Sulak & Shcherbachev 1988 -- (Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746], Fricke et al. 2011:359 [ref. 31242]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois andriashevi Sulak & Shcherbachev 1988. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

antennatus, Bathypterois Gilbert [C. H.] 1905:590, Fig. 235 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 23 (pt 2) [for 1903]; ref. 1631] Near Bird Island, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 4151, depth 313-800 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 51640 [not 5160 as published]. Paratypes: CAS-SU 8636 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:17 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Bathypterois antennatus Gilbert 1905 -- (Okamura in Okamura et al. 1982:99, 335 [ref. 8256] as anntenatus). •Synonym of Bathypterois atricolor Alcock 1896 -- (Sulak 1990:353 [ref. 15106], Mundy 2005:195 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Bathypterois atricolor Alcock 1896. Ipnopidae. Habitat: marine.

ater, Bathypterois Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1906:167, Pl. 49 [Marine Investigations in South Africa v. 4; ref. 1647] Off Cape Point, NE by E 1/2 E, 43 miles, South Africa, depth 900 fathoms. Holotype (unique): SAM (lost). •Probably synonym of Bathypterois phenax Parr 1928, but original description inconclusive, no subsequent material available from off South Africa -- (Sulak 1977:90 [ref. 4299]). •Questionably a synonym of Bathypterois phenax Parr 1928 -- (Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1984:418 [ref. 13675], Sulak 1986:263 [ref. 5720], Sulak 1990:356 [ref. 15106], Franco et al. 2009:809 [ref. 32442]). Current status: Uncertain as Bathypterois phenax Parr 1928. Ipnopidae. Habitat: marine.

atricolor, Bathypterois Alcock [A. W.] 1896:306 [6] [Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 65 (pt 2, No. 3); ref. 91] Laccadive Sea, western Indian Ocean, Investigator station 115, depth 891 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ZSI F 62/1. Type catalog: Talwar 1977:636 [ref. 26599]. On p. 6 of separate. Figured in Alcock 1897: Pl. 17 (fig. 6) [ref. 20533]. •Valid as Bathypterois atricolor Alcock 1896 -- (Sulak 1977:87 [ref. 4299], Okamura in Okamura et al. 1982:99, 335 [ref. 8256], Yamamoto in Amaoka et al. 1983:87, 183 [ref. 8379], Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:63 [ref. 6441], Okamura in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:181, 349 [ref. 8057], Okamura & Machida 1986:38 [ref. 22278], Sulak 1986:262 [ref. 5720], Shinohara et al. 1996:163 [ref. 26605], Pequeño 1989:34 [ref. 14125], Sulak 1990:353 [ref. 15106], Adam et al. 1998:9 [ref. 23610], Fricke 1999:90 [ref. 24106], Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746], Nakabo 2000:360 [ref. 25086], Paxton in Randall & Lim 2000:591 [ref. 25122], Shinohara et al. 2001:300 [ref. 25995], Chen 2002:101 [ref. 26587], Nakabo 2002:360 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2005:408 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:195 [ref. 28379], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:252 [ref. 28944], Shao et al. 2008:241 [ref. 29952], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:189 [ref. 30957], Russell 2016:1834 [ref. 34572], Robertson et al. 2017:46 [ref. 35676], Fricke et al. 2019:66 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois atricolor Alcock 1896. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical seas, but not in North Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

azorensis, Bathytyphlops Geistdoerfer [P.], Hureau [J.-C.] & Rannou [M.] 1970:454, Figs. 2A-2B [Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Série 2) v. 42 (no. 3); ref. 7739] South of the Azores, northeastern Atlantic, 36°47.4'N, 27°09'W, depth 3550 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1970-0030. •Valid as Bathyptyphlops azorensis Geistdoerfer, Hureau & Rannou 1970 -- (Nielsen 1973:166 [ref. 6885]). •Synonym of Bathytyphlops sewelli (Norman 1939) -- (Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1984:419 [ref. 13675], Sulak 1990:359 [ref. 15106]). Current status: Synonym of Bathytyphlops sewelli (Norman 1939). Ipnopidae. Habitat: marine.

belyaninae, Bathymicrops Nielsen [J. G.] & Merrett [N. R.] 1992:153, Figs. 5-6 [Steenstrupia v. 18 (no. 9); ref. 20668] Central Pacific, 3°58'S, 159°58'W, surface. Holotype (unique): ZMMU P-18232 (larvae). Type catalog: Vasil'eva et al. 2001:49 [ref. 25714]. •Valid as Bathymicrops belyaninae Nielsen & Merrett 1992 -- (Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746]). Current status: Valid as Bathymicrops belyaninae Nielsen & Merrett 1992. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Pacific. Habitat: marine.

bigelowi, Bathypterois (Bathypterois) Mead [G. W.] 1958:366, Fig. 3 [Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences v. 48 (no. 11); ref. 12088] Off Nicaragua, Caribbean Sea. Holotype: FMNH 64435. Paratypes: FMNH 64422 (1), 64424 (9), 64426-32 (4, 2, 1, 1, 3, 1, 2), 64436-37 (2, 3), 64459 (13); MCZ 27926 (1); UF 201998 [ex UMML 1998] (1), 201999 [ex UMML 1999] (1), 202335 [ex UMML 2335] (6). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:15 [ref. 12367]. Date may be 1859. •Valid as Bathypterois bigelowi Mead 1958 -- (Sulak 1977:94 [ref. 4299], Cervigón 1991:156 [ref. 24472], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:560 [ref. 23897], Thompson 2003:918 [ref. 27003], Franco et al. 2009:801 [ref. 32442]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois bigelowi Mead 1958. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

brevianalis, Bathymicrops Nielsen [J. G.] 1966:65, Fig. 10 [Galathea Report v. 8; ref. 9049] Kermadec Trench, 32°10'S, 175°54'W, depth 5850-5900 meters. Holotype: ZMUC P23338. Paratypes: ZMUC P23339 (1). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:42 [ref. 9588]. •Valid as Bathymicrops brevianalis Nielsen 1966 -- (Paulin et al. 1989:106 [ref. 24556], Nielsen & Merrett 1992:154 [ref. 20668], Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746], Gomon 2015:563 [ref. 34251], Russell 2016:1834 [ref. 34572]). Current status: Valid as Bathymicrops brevianalis Nielsen 1966. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific and western Indian Ocean; Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

capensis, Bathypterois Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & von Bonde [C.] 1924:8, Pl. 2 (fig. 1) [Report Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey, Union of South Africa v. 3 (no. 7) (1922); ref. 1649] Off Table Bay, 33°31'S, 16°40'E, South Africa, southeastern Atlantic, Pickle station 524, depth 1220 fathoms. Syntypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 794 [ex SAM 4669] (2). Type information: Winterbottom 1974:2-3 [ref. 19544]. •Synonym of Bathypterois filiferus Gilchrist 1906 -- (Sulak 1977:96 [ref. 4299], Sulak 1986:263 [ref. 5720]). Current status: Synonym of Bathypterois filiferus Gilchrist 1906. Ipnopidae. Habitat: marine.

dubius, Bathypterois Vaillant [L. L.] 1888:124, Pls. 9, 12, 14, 15 [Expéditions scientifiques du "Travailleur" et du "Talisman"; ref. 4496] Azores, northeastern Atlantic, Talisman station 128, depth 834-1635 fathoms. Lectotype: MNHN 1885-121. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1890.6.16.49-50 [ex MNHN] (2); FMNH 63866 (1); MNHN 1885-0094 (1), -0095 to -0096 (2), -0101 to -0103 (3), -0109 to -0110 (2), -0115 to -0116 (2), -0117 to -0119 (3), -0120 (1), -0121 (1), -0122 (1), -0124 (1), -0133 (1), -0135 to -0136 (2), -0139 to -0141 (3), -0145-0147 (3), -0148 (1); MCZ 27605 [ex MNHN] (2); NRM 15347 [ex MNHN] (2); USNM 42087-88 (1, 1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:9 [ref. 19576], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:15 [ref. 12367]. Lectotype selected by Eschmeyer 1998:498 [ref. 23416]. •Valid as Bathypterois dubius Vaillant 1888 -- (Nielsen 1973:164 [ref. 6885], Sulak 1977:89 [ref. 4299], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1984:415 [ref. 13675], Scott & Scott 1988:191 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:97 [ref. 14674], Sulak 1990:354 [ref. 15106], Santos et al. 1997:38 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:42 [ref. 24952], Quéro & Ribes 1999:200 [ref. 24061], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:42 [ref. 26753], Moore et al. 2003:193 [ref. 27076], Fricke et al. 2007:59 [ref. 29533], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:23 [ref. 36649], Goren & Galil 2015:512 [ref. 33910], Bañón et al. 2016:310 [ref. 34397], Russell 2016:1834 [ref. 34572]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois dubius Vaillant 1888. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea, eastern Atlantic: British Isles south to Sierra Leone, including Azores; one record from the northwestern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

filiferus, Bathypterois Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1906:166, Pl. 48 [not 47] [Marine Investigations in South Africa v. 4; ref. 1647] Off Cape Point, South Africa, depth 600-100 fathoms. Syntypes: (19) SAM 12664 (1). Misspelled filifirus in caption to Pl. 48. •Valid as Bathypterois filiferus Gilchrist 1906 -- (Sulak 1977:96 [ref. 4299], Sulak 1986:262 [ref. 5720], Sulak & Shcherbachev 1988:657 [ref. 6677], Pakhorukov 2001:377 [ref. 25409]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois filiferus Gilchrist 1906. Ipnopidae. Distribution: South Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

gracilis, Chlorophthalmus Günther [A.] 1878:182 [15] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 2 (nos 7/8/9)(art. 2/22/28); ref. 2010] Off eastern coast of New Zealand, off Juan Fernández Islands, middle of South Atlantic, 1100, depth 1375 and 1425 fathoms. Syntypes: (5) BMNH 1887.12.7.208 (1) off New Zealand, 1887.12.7.209-210 (2) off Juan Fernandez, 1887.12.7.211 (1) middle of South Atlantic, 1890.2.26.171 (1) off Juan Fernandez. On p. 15 of separate. See also Günther 1887:194, Pl. 49 (fig. A) [ref. 2013]. •Valid as Chlorophthalmus gracilis Günther 1878 -- (Pequeño 1989:32 [ref. 14125]). •Valid as Bathysauropsis gracilis (Günther 1878) -- (Sulak 1986:264 [ref. 5720], Paulin et al. 1989:105 [ref. 24556], Shcherbachev et al. 1989:165 [ref. 36134], Trunov 1999:463 [ref. 24579], Pakhorukov 2001:378 [ref. 25409], Shcherbachev & Pakhorukov 2002:564 [ref. 26271], Hoese 2006:481 [ref. 28998], Gomon 2015:552 [ref. 34251]). Current status: Valid as Bathysauropsis gracilis (Günther 1878). Ipnopidae. Distribution: Southern circumglobal. Habitat: marine.

grallator, Benthosaurus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1886:168 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 12 (no. 5); ref. 1844] Gulf of Mexico off northern Florida, 24°33'N, 84°23'W, depth 1850 fathoms; off New Jersey, U.S.A., western North Atlantic, 39°03'15"N, 70°50'45"W, depth 1537 fathoms. Syntypes: MCZ 27924 (1); plus one of the following -- USNM 35651 (1), 44675 (1). •Valid as Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean 1886) -- (Nielsen 1973:165 [ref. 6885], Sulak 1977:77 [ref. 4299], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1984:416 [ref. 13675], Shcherbachev et al. 1989:170 [ref. 36134], Sulak 1990:355 [ref. 15106], Jones & Sulak 1990:254 [ref. 20703], Chave & Mundy 1994:367 [ref. 22375], Santos et al. 1997:39 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:42 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:561 [ref. 23897], Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746], Pakhorukov 2001:378 [ref. 25409], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847], Thompson 2003:918 [ref. 27003], Moore et al. 2003:193 [ref. 27076], Mundy 2005:195 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:485 [ref. 28996], Franco et al. 2009:802 [ref. 32442], Psomadakis et al. 2012:16 [ref. 33457], Russell 2016:1834 [ref. 34572], Vieira et al. 2016:[5] [ref. 34869], Fricke et al. 2018:72 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean 1886). Ipnopidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical through temperate seas, except southeastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

guentheri, Bathypterois Alcock [A. W.] 1889:450 [26] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 4 (no. 24); ref. 20525] Andaman Sea, 7.5 miles east of North Cinque Island, Investigator station 10, depth 490 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ZSI F11770. Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:103 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:35 [ref. 22148]. On p. 26 of separate. Figured in Alcock 1892: Pl. 7 (fig. 6) [ref. 20531]. •Valid as Bathypterois guentheri Alcock 1889 -- (Sulak 1977:82 [ref. 4299], Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:63 [ref. 6441], Okamura in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:181, 348 [ref. 8057], Okamura & Machida 1986:37 [ref. 22278], Sulak 1986:263 [ref. 5720], Paxton et al. 1989:235 [ref. 12442], Adam et al. 1998:9 [ref. 23610], Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746], Nakabo 2000:360 [ref. 25086], Paxton in Randall & Lim 2000:591 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847], Shinohara et al. 2001:300 [ref. 25995], Chen 2002:99 [ref. 26587], Nakabo 2002:360 [ref. 26001], Youn 2002:199, 533 [ref. 26218], Shinohara et al. 2005:408 [ref. 28370], Paxton et al. 2006:485 [ref. 28996], Shao et al. 2008:241 [ref. 29952], Fricke et al. 2018:72 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:66 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois guentheri Alcock 1889. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa and Madagascar east to Philippines and New Ireland (Papua New Guinea), north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.

indicus, Bathypterois atricolor var. Brauer [A.] 1906:144, Pl. 11 (fig. 1) [Die Tiefsee-Fische v. 15; ref. 632] Northeastern coast of Africa, 1°48'02"N, 45°42'05"E, Valdivia station 257, depth 1644 meters. Holotype: ZMB 17558. •Synonym of Bathypterois atricolor Alcock 1896 -- (Sulak 1990:353 [ref. 15106]). Current status: Synonym of Bathypterois atricolor Alcock 1896. Ipnopidae. Habitat: marine.

insularum, Bathypterois Alcock [A. W.] 1892:356 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 10 (no. 59); ref. 88] Laccadive Sea, 14°35'15"N, 72°02'37"E, Investigator station 121, depth 1140 fathoms. Syntypes: ZSI F13187-88 (2). Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:103 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:35 [ref. 22148]. Figured in Alcock 1900: Pl. 32 (fig. 1) [ref. 20536]. •Valid as Bathypterois insularum Alcock 1892 -- (Sulak 1977:97 [ref. 4299]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois insularum Alcock 1892. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

longicauda, Bathypterois Günther [A.] 1878:184 [17] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 2 (nos 7/8/9)(art. 2/22/28); ref. 2010] Mid-South Pacific, 39°41'S, 131°23'W, Challenger station 289, depth 2250 fathoms. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1887.12.7.198. On p. 17 of separate. See also Günther 1887:188, Pl. 26 (fig. B) [ref. 2013]. •Valid as Bathypterois longicauda Günther 1878 -- (Sulak 1977:93 [ref. 4299], Sulak & Shcherbachev 1988:657 [ref. 6677], Paulin et al. 1989:106 [ref. 24556], Sulak 1990:355 [ref. 15106]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois longicauda Günther 1878. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

longifilis, Bathypterois Günther [A.] 1878:183 [16] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 2 (nos 7/8/9)(art. 2/22/28); ref. 2010] Near Kermadec Islands, 29°40'-30'S, 178°05'-15'W, Challenger station 170-170A, depth 520 and 620 fathoms. Syntypes: BMNH 1887.12.7.194-195 (2). On p. 16 of separate. See also Günther 1887:185, Pl. 47 (fig. B), Pl. 48 (fig. B) [ref. 2013]. •Valid as Bathypterois longifilis Günther 1878 -- (Sulak 1977:83 [ref. 4299], Paxton et al. 1989:235 [ref. 12442], Paulin et al. 1989:106 [ref. 24556], Okamura in Amaoka et al. 1990:132 [ref. 16024], Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746], Paxton et al. 2006:485 [ref. 28996], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:109 [ref. 36167], Gomon 2015:564 [ref. 34251]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois longifilis Günther 1878. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: eastern Australia, Norfolk Ridge, Kermadec Ridge. Habitat: marine.

longipes, Bathypterois Günther [A.] 1878:184 [17] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 2 (nos 7/8/9)(art. 2/22/28); ref. 2010] Off Uruguay, 36°44'S, 46°16'W, Challenger station 325, depth 2650 fathoms. Syntypes: BMNH 1887.12.7.196-197 (2). •Valid as Bathypterois longipes Günther 1878 -- (Nielsen 1973:164 [ref. 6885], Sulak 1977:97 [ref. 4299], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1984:416 [ref. 13675], Sulak & Shcherbachev 1988:657 [ref. 6677], Paxton et al. 1989:236 [ref. 12442], Santos et al. 1997:39 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:42 [ref. 24952], Porteiro et al. 1999:32 [ref. 24203], Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:48 [ref. 27192], Thompson 2003:918 [ref. 27003], Mundy 2005:195 [ref. 28379], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:252 [ref. 28944], Paxton et al. 2006:486 [ref. 28996], Franco et al. 2009:808 [ref. 32442], Russell 2016:1834 [ref. 34572], Vieira et al. 2016:[5] [ref. 34869], Nión et al. 2016:37 [ref. 35565]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois longipes Günther 1878. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Circumglobal. Habitat: marine.

malayanus, Bathysaurops Fowler [H. W.] 1938:32, Fig. 6 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 85 (no. 3032); ref. 1426] Gulf of Boni, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 3°17'40"S, 120°36'45"E, Albatross station D.5656, depth 484 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 98888. •Valid as Bathysauropsis malayanus (Fowler 1938) -- (Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746], Shcherbachev & Pakhorukov 2002:564 [ref. 26271], Fricke et al. 2011:359 [ref. 31242]). Current status: Valid as Bathysauropsis malayanus (Fowler 1938). Ipnopidae. Distribution: Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

marionae, Bathytyphlops Mead [G. W.] 1958:370, Fig. 4 [Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences v. 48 (no. 11); ref. 12088] Caribbean Sea, western Atlantic, Oregon station 1955, 16°48'N, 82°33'W, depth 550 fathoms. Holotype: FMNH 64439. Paratypes: MCZ 39394 (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:16 [ref. 12367]. Date may be 1959. •Valid as Bathytyphlops marionae Mead 1958 -- (Miyake & Aizawa in Uyeno et al. 1983:170 [ref. 14275], Sulak 1986:264 [ref. 5720], Sulak 1990:358 [ref. 15106], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:565 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:90 [ref. 24106], Thompson 2003:918 [ref. 27003], Moore et al. 2003:194 [ref. 27076], Mundy 2005:195 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:486 [ref. 28996], Shao et al. 2008:241 [ref. 29952], Franco et al. 2009:810 [ref. 32442], Russell 2016:1835 [ref. 34572]). Current status: Valid as Bathytyphlops marionae Mead 1958. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Probably circumglobal in tropical seas, including Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

meadi, Ipnops Nielsen [J. G.] 1966:57, Fig. 5 [Galathea Report v. 8; ref. 9049] Off Kenya, 3°23'S, 44°04'E, depth 3960 meters. Holotype: ZMUC P23352. Paratypes: MCZ 44879 [ex ZMUC] (1), ZMUC P23353-56 (4). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:42 [ref. 9588]. •Valid as Ipnops meadi Nielsen 1966 -- (Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746], Mundy 2005:196 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Valid as Ipnops meadi Nielsen 1966. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific and southeastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

mediterraneus, Bathypterois Bauchot [M.-L.] 1962:639, Figs. 4b, 6 [Vie et Milieu v. 13 (fasc. 4); ref. 4154] Rosas, Costa Brava, Catalunya, Spain, western Mediterranean Sea. Holotype: MNHN 1962-0561. Paratypes: (7, spec. nos. 2-3, 5-9). Described as a species and as a subspecies. Also appeared as new in Bauchot 1962:265 [ref. 32097]. •Synonym of Bathypterois dubius Vaillant 1888 -- (Quéro & Ribes 1999:200 [ref. 24061], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:42 [ref. 26753], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:23 [ref. 36649]). •Valid as Bathypterois mediterraneus Bauchot 1962 -- (Nielsen 1973:164 [ref. 6885], Sulak 1977:91 [ref. 4299], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1984:417 [ref. 13675], Klausewitz 1989:255 [ref. 13650], Galil & Goren 1994:48 [ref. 23163], Fishelson & Galil 2001:556 [ref. 25283]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois mediterraneus Bauchot 1962. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Mediterranean Sea endemic. Habitat: marine.

mirabilis, Lychnoculus Murray [J.] 1877:132 [Science Lectures for the People (Ser. 9) v. 4 (no. 8); ref. 6531] No types known. Not available, on Official Index (Opinion 1333). Ipnopidae.

multispinis, Bathymicrops Nielsen [J. G.] & Merrett [N. R.] 1992:155, Figs. 11-14 [Steenstrupia v. 18 (no. 9); ref. 20668] Eastern Atlantic, 31°07.0'N, 25°05.2"W, depth 5440 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1991.12.18.1. Paratypes: BMNH 1991.12.18.2 (1), ZMUC P2340811 [ex BMNH] (1). Additional (larval) material: ZMUC P2340812 (1), TH unnum. (1). •Valid as Bathymicrops multispinis Nielsen & Merrett 1992 -- (Paxton & Niem 1999:1924 [ref. 24746]). Current status: Valid as Bathymicrops multispinis Nielsen & Merrett 1992. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

murrayi, Ipnops Günther [A.] 1878:187 [20] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 2 (nos 7/8/9)(art. 2/22/28); ref. 2010] Off Tristan da Cunha, South Atlantic, 35°41'S, 20°55'W, depth 1900 fathoms. Lectotype: BMNH 1887.12.7.202. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1887.12.7.201 (1), 1887.12.7.203 (1), 1887.12.7.204 (1). On p. 20 of separate. See also Günther 1887:190, Pl. 49 (fig. B) [ref. 2013]. Lectotype selected by Nielsen 1966:50 [ref. 9049]. •Valid as Ipnops murrayi Günther 1878 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:236 [ref. 12442], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:567 [ref. 23897], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:48 [ref. 27192], Moore et al. 2003:194 [ref. 27076], Thompson 2003:918 [ref. 27003], Franco et al. 2009:811 [ref. 32442], Russell 2016:1835 [ref. 34572], Vieira et al. 2016:[5] [ref. 34869]). Current status: Valid as Ipnops murrayi Günther 1878. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

nigrescens, Bathypterois (Hemipterois) Parr [A. E.] 1934:19 [Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection Yale University v. 4 (art. 6); ref. 3375] Off New Providence Island, Bahamas, 25°39'N, 77°18'W, Atlantic station 1478, depth 1050-1100 meters. Holotype: YPM 3203. Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:9 [ref. 16741]. •Synonym of Bathypterois viridensis (Roule 1916) -- (Sulak 1977:80 [ref. 4299], Sulak 1990:357 [ref. 15106]). Current status: Synonym of Bathypterois viridensis (Roule 1916). Ipnopidae. Habitat: marine.

nilssoni, Skagerakia Nybelin [O.] 1946:4, Fig. 3-4 [Arkiv för Zoologi v. 38 B (no. 2) (for 1947); ref. 3233] West of Gibraltar, eastern Atlantic Ocean, 35°43'N, 8°16'W, depth 2150-2300 meters. Holotype (unique): NHMG. •Synonym of Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean 1886) -- (Nielsen 1973:165 [ref. 6885], Sulak 1977:77 [ref. 4299], Sulak 1990:355 [ref. 15106]). Current status: Synonym of Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean 1886). Ipnopidae. Habitat: marine.

oddi, Bathypterois (Bathycygnus) Sulak [K. J.] 1977:99, Pl. 6 (fig. 3) [Galathea Report v. 14; ref. 4299] Western Pacific, 45°51'S, 164°32'E, Galathea station 601, depth 4400 meters. Holotype: ZMUC P2334534. Paratypes: ZMUC P2334535 (1). •Valid as Bathypterois oddi Sulak 1977 -- (Sulak 1977:99 [ref. 4299], Sulak & Shcherbachev 1988:657 [ref. 6677], Paulin et al. 1989:106 [ref. 24556], Gomon 2015:565 [ref. 34251]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois oddi Sulak 1977. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Southern Australia and New Zealand. Habitat: marine.

parini, Bathypterois (Bathypterois) Shcherbachev [Yu. N.] & Sulak [K. J.] 1988:491, Fig. 1 [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 28 (no. 3); ref. 16283] Northern Indian Ocean, 3°46'N, 95°00'E, depth 800-875 meters. Holotype: ZMMU P-15444. Paratypes: USNM 287845 (1); ZMMU P-15444-45 (1, 1). Type catalog: Vasil'eva et al. 2001:48 [ref. 25714]. •Valid as Bathypterois parini Shcherbachev & Sulak 1988. Current status: Valid as Bathypterois parini Shcherbachev & Sulak 1988. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

pectinatus, Bathypterois (Bathypterois) Mead [G. W.] 1959:290, Fig. 1 [Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences v. 49 (no. 8); ref. 12008] 24 miles off Aguja Point, Peru, 5°46'S, 81°32'W, Albatross station D.4654, depth 1036 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 150029. Paratypes: AMNH 20401 (1). •Valid as Bathypterois pectinatus Mead 1959 -- (Sulak 1977:93 [ref. 4299], Pequeño 1989:34 [ref. 14125], Pequeño 1997:81 [ref. 23536], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:252 [ref. 28944]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois pectinatus Mead 1959. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Southeastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

pectoralis, Bathypterois Garman [S.] 1899:257, Pl. K (fig. 1) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Off Central America, 0°04'S-23°59'N, 79°36'-108°40'W, Albatross stations 3376, 3393, 3407, and 3431, depth 885-1132 fathoms. Syntypes: FMNH 33730 (1); MCZ 28502-05 (1, 1, 1, 2); CAS-SU 23951 (1); USNM 57888 (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:15 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Bathypterois pectoralis Garman 1899 -- (Pequeño 1989:34 [ref. 14125]). •Synonym of Bathypterois atricolor Alcock 1896 -- (Sulak 1990:353 [ref. 15106]). Current status: Synonym of Bathypterois atricolor Alcock 1896. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

perceptor, Bathypterois (Bathypterois) Sulak [K. J.] 1977:86, Pl. 6 (fig. 1); Fig. 22b [Galathea Report v. 14; ref. 4299] Southwestern Atlantic, Walter Herwig station 120/1968, 28°34'S, 46°53'W, depth 1200 meters. Holotype: ISH 2006-1968. Paratypes: (1). Type catalog: Krefft 1978:10 [ref. 9884]. •Valid as Bathypterois perceptor Sulak 1977 -- (Sulak 1986:263 [ref. 5720], Shcherbachev et al. 1989:165 [ref. 36134], Pakhorukov 2001:377 [ref. 25409], Fricke et al. 2014:28 [ref. 33932]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois perceptor Sulak 1977. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Cosmopolitan. Habitat: marine.

perlucens, Macristiella Berry [F. H.] & Robins [C. R.] 1967:46, Figs. 1-4 [Copeia 1967 (no. 1); ref. 286] About 50 miles northeast of Tampico, Mexico, 22°43'N, 97°10'W, at surface over 600 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 201051. •Synonym of Bathytyphlops marionae Mead 1958 -- (Sulak 1990:358 [ref. 15106] as holotype is a larva, probably of B. marionae). Current status: Synonym of Bathytyphlops marionae Mead 1958. Ipnopidae. Habitat: marine.

peruanus, Bathypterois quadrifilis Nalbant [T. T.] & Mayer [R. F.] 1971:316, Fig. 1 [Revue Roumaine de Biologie, Série de Zoologie v. 16 (no. 5); ref. 23676] Peru-Chile Trench, between 3°40'S and 12°40'S, 82°49'W and 82°17'W, eastern Pacific. Holotype (unique): MGAB 168. •Synonym of Bathypterois pectinatus Mead 1959 -- (Sulak 1977:93 [ref. 4299]). Current status: Synonym of Bathypterois pectinatus Mead 1959. Ipnopidae. Habitat: marine.

phenax, Bathypterois atricolor Parr [A. E.] 1928:31 [Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection Yale University v. 3 (art. 3); ref. 3368] Turks Islands, 21°16'N, 71°18'W, depth 900-945 fathoms. Syntypes: YPM 2133 (1), smaller specimen lost. Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:9 [ref. 16741]. •Valid as Bathypterois phenax Parr 1928 -- (Sulak 1977:90 [ref. 4299], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1984:418 [ref. 13675], Sulak 1986:263 [ref. 5720], Sulak 1990:356 [ref. 15106], Santos et al. 1997:39 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:42 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:562 [ref. 23897], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:48 [ref. 27192], Moore et al. 2003:193 [ref. 27076], Thompson 2003:918 [ref. 27003], Franco et al. 2009:808 [ref. 32442], Russell 2016:1834 [ref. 34572]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois phenax Parr 1928. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

praecox, Discoverichthys Merrett [N. R.] & Nielsen [J. G.] 1987:455, Fig. 2 [Journal of Fish Biology v. 31 (no. 4); ref. 6058] Northeastern Atlantic, some 300 miles south of the Azores, 31°07.3'N, 25°05.4'W. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1986.7.23.1. •Valid as Discoverichthys praecox Merrett & Nielsen 1987 -- (Russell 2016:1835 [ref. 34572]). Current status: Valid as Discoverichthys praecox Merrett & Nielsen 1987. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

pristibrachium, Ipnoceps Fowler [H. W.] 1943:56, Fig. 6 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 100, v. 14 (pt 2); ref. 1441] Off Binang Unang Island, Gulf of Tomini, Sulawesi, Indonesia, 0°04'S, 121°36'E, Albatross station D.5607, depth 761 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 99508. Paratypes: USNM 99509-10 (1, 1). •Synonym of Ipnops agassizii Garman 1899 -- (Sulak 1990:359 [ref. 15106]). •Valid as Ipnops pristibrachium (Fowler 1943) -- (Chen 2002:97 [ref. 26587]). Current status: Valid as Ipnops pristibrachium (Fowler 1943). Ipnopidae. Distribution: Indonesia. Habitat: marine.

quadrifilis, Bathypterois Günther [A.] 1878:184 [17] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 2 (nos 7/8/9)(art. 2/22/28); ref. 2010] Off Brazil, 10°46'N, 36°08"W, Challenger station 126, depth 770 fathoms. Syntypes: BMNH 1887.12.7.199-200 (2). On p. 17 of separate. See also Günther 1887:189, Pl. 33 (fig. B) [ref. 2013]. •Valid as Bathypterois quadrifilis Günther 1878 -- (Sulak 1977:92 [ref. 4299], Miyake & Aizawa in Uyeno et al. 1983:168 [ref. 14275], Scott & Scott 1988:192 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:97 [ref. 14674], Sulak 1990:357 [ref. 15106], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:563 [ref. 23897], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:48 [ref. 27192], Moore et al. 2003:193 [ref. 27076], Thompson 2003:918 [ref. 27003], Franco et al. 2009:809 [ref. 32442], Russell 2016:1834 [ref. 34572]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois quadrifilis Günther 1878. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

regis, Bathymicrops Hjort [J.] & Koefoed [E.] in Murray & Hjort 1912:88 et seq., Fig. 305 [The depths of the ocean; ref. 6959] West of Canary Islands [eastern Atlantic], 28°54'N, 24°14'W, station 48, about 5000 meters (8750 meters wire out). Holotype (unique): ZMUB 3198. Type catalog: Frøiland 1979:147 [ref. 21547]. Also appeared in (and sometimes dated to) Koefoed 1927:64, Pl. 5 (figs. 1-3) [ref. 2650]. •Valid as Bathymicrops regis Hjort & Koefoed 1912 -- (Nielsen 1973:166 [ref. 6885], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1984:414 [ref. 13675], Sulak 1990:353 [ref. 15106], Nielsen & Merrett 1992:152 [ref. 20668], Thompson 2003:918 [ref. 27003], Mundy 2005:194 [ref. 28379], Russell 2016:1834 [ref. 34572], Fricke et al. 2018:71 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Bathymicrops regis Hjort & Koefoed 1912. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas, except for eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

sewelli, Bathymicrops Norman [J. R.] 1939:26, Fig. 7 [Scientific Reports, John Murray Expedition v. 7 (no. 1); ref. 6556] Arabian Sea, station 171, depth 3840-3872 meters. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1839.5.24.458. •Valid as Bathytyphlops sewelli (Norman 1939) -- (Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1984:419 [ref. 13675], Sulak 1990:359 [ref. 15106], Santos et al. 1997:39 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:43 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:566 [ref. 23897], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:48 [ref. 27192], Thompson 2003:918 [ref. 27003], Franco et al. 2009:810 [ref. 32442], Russell 2016:1835 [ref. 34572]). Current status: Valid as Bathytyphlops sewelli (Norman 1939). Ipnopidae. Distribution: Cosmopolitan. Habitat: marine.

ventralis, Bathypterois Garman [S.] 1899:256, Pl. 55 (fig. 1) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] West coast of Mexico, 16°23'N, 99°52'30"W, Albatross station 3418, depth 660 fathoms; 21°19'N, 106°24'W, station 3425, depth 680 fathoms. Syntypes: MCZ 28506 (4) station 3418, 28507 (4) station 3425; CAS-SU 22964 (1) station 3425; USNM 57887 (1) station 3418. •Valid as Bathypterois ventralis Garman 1899 -- (Sulak 1977:87 [ref. 4299], Pequeño 1997:81 [ref. 23536], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:252 [ref. 28944], Paxton et al. 2006:486 [ref. 28996], Robertson et al. 2017:47 [ref. 35676]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois ventralis Garman 1899. Ipnopidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean off Australia and eastern Pacific (Gulf of California to Chile). Habitat: marine.

viridensis, Belonopterois Roule [L.] 1916:13 [Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique (Monaco) No. 320; ref. 3818] Southwest of Isla de Sal, Cape Verde Islands, station 1209, depth 1477 meters. Holotype: MOM 0091-0583. Type catalog: Belloc 1949:10 [ref. 21544]. See also Roule 1919:35, Pl. 1 (fig. 3) [ref. 19805]. •Valid as Bathypterois viridensis (Roule 1916) -- (Sulak 1977:80 [ref. 4299], Miyake & Aizawa in Uyeno et al. 1983:169 [ref. 14275], Sulak 1990:357 [ref. 15106], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:564 [ref. 23897], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:48 [ref. 27192] dating to 1919, Moore et al. 2003:193 [ref. 27076], Thompson 2003:918 [ref. 27003], Franco et al. 2009:809 [ref. 32442], Russell 2016:1834 [ref. 34572]). Current status: Valid as Bathypterois viridensis (Roule 1916). Ipnopidae. Distribution: Atlantic. Habitat: marine.