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Species in the family or subfamily Leptoscopidae: [ 11 ] records


angusticeps, Leptoscopus Hutton [F. W.] 1874:107, Pl. 19 (fig. 36c) [Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute v. 6 (for 1873) (art. 21); ref. 21346] Greymouth Lagoon, New Zealand. Syntypes or Hutton non-types: BMNH 1873.12.13.51 [ex Colonial Mus.] (1) Buller R., ?USNM 39684 [ex OM] (1). Type catalog: Russell 1996:230 [ref. 22562] as no types known. •Valid as Crapatalus angusticeps (Hutton 1874) -- (Paulin et al. 1989:216 [ref. 24556], Odani & Imamura 2011:50 [ref. 32185], Roberts & Last 2015:1481 [ref. 34295]). Current status: Valid as Crapatalus angusticeps (Hutton 1874). Leptoscopidae. Distribution: New Zealand. Habitat: marine.

arenarius, Crapatalus McCulloch [A. R.] 1915:269, Pl. 37 (fig. 1) [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 40 (pt 2); ref. 2942] Narrabeen, near Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype: AMS I.13602. Paratypes: AMS I.7745 (1), I.11099 (now 0); SAMA [ex AMS I.11099] (1). •Synonym of Lesueurina platycephala Fowler 1908 -- (Gomon et al. 1994:718 [ref. 22532], Hoese & Bray 2006:1506 [ref. 29000]). Current status: Synonym of Lesueurina platycephala Fowler 1908. Leptoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

canis, Leptoscopus Arthur [W.] 1885:165, Pl. 14 (fig. 4) [Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute v. 17 (for 1884) (art. 16); ref. 14439] Off Purakanui, New Zealand. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. •Synonym of Crapatalus novaezelandiae Günther 1861. Current status: Synonym of Crapatalus novaezelandiae Günther 1861. Leptoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

huttonii, Leptoscopus Haast [J. F. J. von] 1873:275, Pl. 16 (middle) [Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute v. 5 (art. 29); ref. 2025] Avon River, New Zealand. Syntypes: CMC (2). Haast based the species on two specimens, but on p. 276 proposed the name Leptoscopus tricolor for the larger specimen. •Synonym of Leptoscopus macropygus (Richardson 1846). Current status: Synonym of Leptoscopus macropygus (Richardson 1846). Leptoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

lasti, Crapatalus arenarius Scott [E. O. G.] 1977:140, Fig. 1 [Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania v. 111; ref. 7283] Blackmans Bay, eastern Tasmania, Australia. Holotype: QVM 1976:5:0200 [ex QVM type 228]. Paratypes: QVM 1976:5:201 [ex QVM types 229] (4) •Synonym of Lesueurina platycephala Fowler 1908 -- (Hoese & Bray 2006:1506 [ref. 29000]). Current status: Synonym of Lesueurina platycephala Fowler 1908. Leptoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

macropygus, Uranoscopus Richardson [J.] 1846:55, Pl. 33 (figs. 4-6) [Ichthyology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus & Terror v. 2 (2); ref. 3740] Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia [New Zealand]. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1855.9.19.445. Original locality probably in error (Kuiter 1993:318 [ref. 23929]). •Valid as Leptoscopus macropygus (Richardson 1846) -- (Paulin et al. 1989:216 [ref. 24556], Kuiter 1993:318 [ref. 23929], Odani & Imamura 2011:50 [ref. 32185], Roberts & Last 2015:1483 [ref. 34295]). Current status: Valid as Leptoscopus macropygus (Richardson 1846). Leptoscopidae. Distribution: New Zealand. Habitat: marine.

munroi, Crapatalus Last [P. R.] & Edgar [G. J.] 1987:73, Fig. 1 [Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria v. 48 (no. 1); ref. 17691] D'Entrecasteaux Channel, Verona Sands, Tasmania, Australia, 43°17'S, 147°09'E, depth 1 meter. Holotype: CSIRO H 636-01. Paratypes: ?CSIRO H 637-01 (4), H 638-01 (1), H 639-01 (1), H 640-01 (2). •Valid as Crapatalus munroi Last & Edgar 1987 -- (Kuiter 1993:319 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:717 [ref. 22532], Hutchins 2001:40 [ref. 25847], Hoese & Bray 2006:1505 [ref. 29000], Gomon & Last 2008:677 [ref. 30651]). Current status: Valid as Crapatalus munroi Last & Edgar 1987. Leptoscopidae. Distribution: Southeastern Australia: southern New South Wales to Tasmania and to Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

novaezelandiae, Crapatalus Günther [A.] 1861:87 [2], Pl. 10 (fig. A) [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 3) v. 7 (no. 38) (art. 12); ref. 1966] New Zealand. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1854.11.6.15. On p. 2 of separate. Originally as Novae Zelandiae, correction mandatory. •Valid as Crapatalus novaezelandiae Günther 1861 -- (Paulin et al. 1989:216 [ref. 24556], Roberts & Last 2015:1482 [ref. 34295]). Current status: Valid as Crapatalus novaezelandiae Günther 1861. Leptoscopidae. Distribution: New Zealand. Habitat: marine.

platycephala, Lesueurina Fowler [H. W.] 1908:440, Fig. 9 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 59; ref. 1377] Victoria, Australia (questionable). Holotype (unique): ANSP 33127 (dry specimen [?], missing). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:163 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Lesueurina platycephala Fowler 1908 -- (Kuiter 1993:318 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:718 [ref. 22532], Johnson 1999:746 [ref. 25471], Hutchins 2001:40 [ref. 25847], Last 2001:3517 [ref. 26285] dated 1907, Hoese & Bray 2006:1506 [ref. 29000], Gomon & Last 2008:677 [ref. 30651], Odani & Imamura 2011:50 [ref. 32185], Hoschke et al. 2019:159 [ref. 36626]). Current status: Valid as Lesueurina platycephala Fowler 1908. Leptoscopidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean, southwestern Pacific: Queensland south to Tasmania and to Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

robsoni, Leptoscopus Hector [J.] 1875:248 [Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute v. 7 (art. 34); ref. 18269] Cape Campbell, New Zealand. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. •Synonym of Leptoscopus novaezelandiae Günther 1861. Current status: Synonym of Crapatalus novaezelandiae Günther 1861. Leptoscopidae. Habitat: marine.

tricolor, Leptoscopus Haast [J. F. J. von] 1873:276 [Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute v. 5 (art. 29); ref. 2025] Avon River, New Zealand. Holotype (unique): CMC. See account of Leptoscopus huttonii. •Synonym of Leptoscopus macropygus (Richardson 1846). Current status: Synonym of Leptoscopus macropygus (Richardson 1846). Leptoscopidae. Habitat: marine.