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Species in the genus Heteroconger: [ 29 ] records


balteatus, Heteroconger Castle [P. H. J.] & Randall [J. E.] 1999:12, Figs. 2, 4; Pl. IA [Indo-Pacific Fishes No. 30; ref. 24042] Off northern end of city, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea, about 21°30'N, 39°20'E, depth 46 meters. Holotype: BPBM 28166. Paratypes: BPBM 38370 (1), USNM 348595 (1). •Valid as Heteroconger balteatus Castle & Randall 1999 -- (Allen & Erdmann 2010:140 [ref. 30467], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[4] 242 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:25 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger balteatus Castle & Randall 1999. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Red Sea endemic. Habitat: marine.

camelopardalis, Taenioconger Lubbock [R.] 1980:285, Fig. 1 [Journal of Fish Biology v. 17 (no. 3); ref. 8694] Hummock Point, Ascension Island, open sandy slope. Holotype: BMNH 1979.1.5.17. Paratypes: USNM 219406 (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:12 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Heteroconger camelopardalis (Lubbock 1980) -- (Smith 1989:489 [ref. 13285], Tyler & Luckhurst 1994:90 [ref. 22552], Castle & Randall 1999:7 [ref. 24042], Smith 2002:835 [ref. 26549], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27192], Wirtz et al. 2014:3 [ref. 33516]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger camelopardalis (Lubbock 1980). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Central Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

canabus, Taenioconger Cowan [G. I. M.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1974:56, Fig. 1 [Copeia 1974 (no. 1); ref. 12] West coast of Ceralbo Island, Baja California, Mexico, 24°18.85'N, 109°55.5'W. Holotype: SIO 61-261. Paratypes: Gift to Mexico [ex SIO 65-342] (9); SIO 61-261 (538), 65-342 (orig. 100); UBC 62-161 (6). •Valid as Taenioconger canabus Cowan & Rosenblatt 1974 -- (Raju 1985:8 [ref. 5287]). •Valid as Heteroconger canabus (Cowan & Rosenblatt 1974) -- (Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285], Allen & Robertson 1994:58 [ref. 22193], Smith in Fischer et al. 1995:1031 [ref. 22829], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:111 [ref. 24545], Castle 1997:9 [ref. 22878], Castle & Randall 1999:7 [ref. 24042], Castle 1999:415 [ref. 24044], Thomson et al. 2000:50 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:64 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger canabus (Cowan & Rosenblatt 1974). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

chapmani, Taenioconger Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1923:152, Pl. 3 [Philippine Journal of Science v. 23 (no. 2); ref. 2117] Dumaguete, Philippines. Holotype (unique): possibly was at BSMP (presumed destroyed). •Valid as Heteroconger chapmani (Herre 1923) -- (Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285], Smith 1999:1686 [ref. 24661]). •Regarded as unidentifiable -- (Castle & Randall 1999:2, 7 [ref. 24042]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger chapmani (Herre 1923). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: marine.

cobra, Heteroconger Böhlke [J. E.] & Randall [J. E.] 1981:368, Figs. 1A-B, 2-3, 4A [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 31 (no. 2); ref. 8631] 7 miles west of Honists, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, western Pacific, depth 30-36 meters. Holotype: ANSP 142707. Paratypes: AMS I.17481-003 (2); ANSP 142708-09 (1, 1); BMNH 1976.7.5.22-23 (2); BPBM 16002 (3); CAS 36818 (2); USNM 216167 (2). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:64 [ref. 13621], Smith 1994:8 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Heteroconger cobra Böhlke & Randall 1981 -- (Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285], Allen 1997:58 [ref. 23977], Castle & Randall 1999:14 [ref. 24042], Smith 1999:1686 [ref. 24661], Allen & Erdmann 2010:139 [ref. 30467], Allen & Erdmann 2012:115 [ref. 31980], Koeda et al. 2018:292 [ref. 35946]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger cobra Böhlke & Randall 1981. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Solomon Islands. Habitat: marine.

congroides, Leptocephalus D'Ancona [U.] 1928:43, Pl. 3 (figs. 3-3a) [Memoria, Reale Comitato Talassografico Italiano No. 146; ref. 15917] Kamaran, Yemen, Red Sea, depth 522 meters. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. Leptocephalus is a catch-all name for larval eels. •Valid as Leptocephalus congroides D'Ancona 1928 -- (Dor 1984:34 [ref. 29757], Goren & Dor 1994:8 [ref. 25356]). •Possibly a species of Heteroconger -- (Castle 1997:10 [ref. 22878]). •Valid as Heteroconger congroides (D'Ancona 1928) -- (Golani & Fricke 2018:25 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Uncertain as Heteroconger congroides (D'Ancona 1928). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Southern Red Sea, northwestern Indian Ocean: Gulf of Aden. Habitat: marine.

digueti, Taenioconger Pellegrin [J.] 1923:789 [Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences v. 177; ref. 15423] Espiritu Santo Island, Gulf of California, Mexico. Lectotype: MNHN 1901-260. Paralectotypes: MNHN 1901-0261 (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:117 [ref. 20810]. Also in Pellegrin 1923:498, Figs. 1-5 [still researching reference]. Lectotype selected by Castle 1999:409, 413 [ref. 24044]. •Valid as Taenioconger digueti Pellegrin 1923 -- (Raju 1985:8 [ref. 5287]). •Valid as Heteroconger digueti (Pellegrin 1923) -- (Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285], Allen & Robertson 1994:58 [ref. 22193], Smith in Fischer et al. 1995:1031 [ref. 22829], Castle 1997:8 [ref. 22878], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:112 [ref. 24545], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:178 [ref. 24023], Castle & Randall 1999:3 [ref. 24042], Castle 1999:413 [ref. 24044], Thomson et al. 2000:49 [ref. 25640], Nelson et al. 2004:64 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708], Fourriére et al. 2016:442 [ref. 34668], Del Moral-Flores et al. 2016:606 [ref. 34923]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger digueti (Pellegrin 1923). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

discus, Leptocephalus Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1902:91, Fig. 12 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 21 (1901); ref. 11071] San Salvador, Bahamas, at surface (nightlight). Syntypes: USNM 49761 (2). Type catalog: Smith 1994:8-9 [ref. 21917]. Young of Heteroconger halis (Böhlke 1957) but name discus has proiority. •Valid as Leptocephalus discus Eigenmann & Kennedy 1902 -- (Smith 1994:9 [ref. 21917]). •Synonym of e. Pacific Heteroconger longissimus Günther 1870 -- (Tyler & Luckhurst 1994:90 [ref. 22552]). Current status: Synonym of Heteroconger longissimus Günther 1870. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Habitat: marine.

enigmaticus, Heteroconger Castle [P. H. J.] & Randall [J. E.] 1999:15, Figs. 2, 7; Pls. IB, IIIA [Indo-Pacific Fishes No. 30; ref. 24042] Inshore from wreck of Japanese warship, east of Maumere Bay, Flores, Indonesia. Holotype: BPBM 34094. Paratypes: AMS I.38849-001 (1); BPBM 32317 (4), 34062 (8), 36266 (2), 38407 (11); CAS 201486 (1); USNM 349980 (1). •Valid as Heteroconger enigmaticus Castle & Randall 1999 -- (Allen & Adrim 2003:24 [ref. 26830], Allen & Erdmann 2010:136 [ref. 30467], Allen & Erdmann 2012:116 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger enigmaticus Castle & Randall 1999. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Habitat: marine.

fugax, Heteroconger Koeda [K.], Fujii [T.] & Motomura [H.] 2018:288, Figs. 1-4 [Zootaxa 4418 (no. 3); ref. 35946] Off Shirahama, Setouchi, Amami-oshima island, Amama Islands, Kagoshima, Japan, 28°12'N, 129°16'E, depth 32.5 meters. Holotype (unique): KAUM-I. 95673. •Valid as Heteroconger fugax Koeda, Fujii & Motomura 2018. Current status: Valid as Heteroconger fugax Koeda, Fujii & Motomura 2018. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Northwestern Pacific: off Japan, Philippines and northeastern Borneo. Habitat: marine.

halis, Nystactes Böhlke [J. E.] 1957:68, Pl. 4; Figs. 1A, 2-6 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 109; ref. 598] About 1/4 miles north of the east end of Green Cay, Bahamas, 25°07'00"N, 77°11'15"W, depth about 35 feet. Holotype: ANSP 75156. Paratypes: ANSP 75157 (now 7, orig. 10), 75158 (1, stained), 75159-60 (1, 3), 75161 (1, stained), 75162 (1), 119074 [ex 75157] (1, missing); SMF 4775 [ex ANSP 75157] (1); CAS-SU 52107 [ex ANSP 75157] (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:64 [ref. 13621]. If the e. and w. Atlantic populations are considered separate species, H. longissimus applies to the e. Atlantic form and H. halis to the w. Atlantic form. •Questionably a synonym of Taenioconger longissimus (Günther 1870) -- (Bauchot & Saldanha in Whitehead et al. 1986:572 [ref. 13676]). •Valid as Heteroconger halis (Böhlke 1957) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:59 [ref. 23100], Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:737 [ref. 13285]). •Synonym of Heteroconger longissimus Günther 1870 -- (Tyler & Luckhurst 1994:90 [ref. 22552], González-Lorenzo et al. 1995:554 [ref. 22877], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:142 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:150 [ref. 27754], Smith 2002:834 [ref. 26549]). Current status: Synonym of Heteroconger longissimus Günther 1870. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic [if treated as valid]. Habitat: marine.

hassi, Xarifania Klausewitz [W.] & Eibl-Eibesfeldt [I.] 1959:138, Figs. 6, 8, 15, 16 [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 40 (nos 3/4); ref. 2616] Addu Atoll, between Gan Island and Fedu Island, Maldive Islands, Indian Ocean. Holotype: SMF 4556. Paratypes: SMF 4557-58 (2), 4559-60 (2). •Valid as Heteroconger hassi (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt 1959) -- (Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:29 [ref. 6441], Paxton et al. 1989:142 [ref. 12442], Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285], Winterbottom et al. 1989:11 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:46 [ref. 15987], Castle 1997:15 [ref. 22878], Allen 1997:58 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:46 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:58 [ref. 23965], Castle & Randall 1999:19 [ref. 24042], Fricke 1999:70 [ref. 24106], Smith 1999:1686 [ref. 24661], Nakabo 2000:233 [ref. 25086], Smith in Randall & Lim 2000:586 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:120 [ref. 25191], Hutchins 2001:17 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:233 [ref. 26001], Randall et al. 2002:155 [ref. 26192], Smith 2002:833 [ref. 26549], Allen & Adrim 2003:24 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:612 [ref. 27495], Lobel & Lobel 2004:68 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:6 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:28 [ref. 28239], Hoese & Gates 2006:295 [ref. 28997], Imamura 2009:23 [ref. 30434], Fricke et al. 2009:21 [ref. 30213], Allen & Erdmann 2010:136 [ref. 30467], Motomura et al. 2010:74 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:354 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:116 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:23 [ref. 33932], Ho et al. 2015:148 [ref. 34130], Koeda et al. 2016:9 [ref. 35333], Fricke et al. 2018:50 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:54 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger hassi (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt 1959). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and western Mascarenes east to Wake Atoll, Tonga, Samoa and Line Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands and Ogasawara Islands, Taiwan, south to northwestern Australia, Queensland (Australia) and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

herrei, Taenioconger Wade [C. B.] 1946:197, Pl. 27 (figs. 1-3) [Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition 1932-40, Los Angeles v. 9 (no. 7); ref. 4542] East of San Francisco Island, Gulf of California, 24°49'45"N, 110°31'35"W, Mexico, depth 125-150 fathoms. Holotype (unique): LACM 21697 [ex AHF 904]. •Valid as Heteroconger herrei (Wade 1946) -- (Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285]). •Synonym of Heteroconger digueti (Pellegrin 1923) -- (Castle & Randall 1999:3 [ref. 24042]). •Status uncertain -- (Castle 1999:413 [ref. 24044]). Current status: Synonym of Heteroconger digueti (Pellegrin 1923). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Habitat: marine.

klausewitzi, Taenioconger Eibl-Eibesfeldt [I.] & Köster [F.] 1983:26 [Noticias de Galápagos No. 38; ref. 21935] Northwestern side of Gardner Island [Hood Island] near Española, Galápagos, depth 20-22 meters. Holotype: SMF 17700. Paratypes: SMF 17701-03 (1, 1, 1). •Valid as Heteroconger klausewitzi (Eibl-Eibesfeldt & Köster 1983) -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:59 [ref. 22193], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:177 [ref. 24023], Castle & Randall 1999:7 [ref. 24042], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:188 [ref. 30957], Sánchez-Jiménez et al. 2018:6 [ref. 36248]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger klausewitzi (Eibl-Eibesfeldt & Köster 1983). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Galápagos Islands, Cocos Island. Habitat: marine.

lentiginosus, Heteroconger Böhlke [J. E.] & Randall [J. E.] 1981:373, Figs. 1C, 5 upper, 6 [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 31 (no. 2); ref. 8631] Northwestern side of Sentinelle de l'Est, Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands, South Pacific, depth 21 meters. Holotype: BPBM 12591. Paratypes: ANSP 142715 (1), 142716 (1, c&s); CAS 45888 (1); USNM 221379 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:65 [ref. 13621], Smith 1994:8 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Heteroconger lentiginosus Böhlke & Randall 1981 -- (Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285], Vigliola et al. 1996:379 [ref. 24777], Castle & Randall 1999:22 [ref. 24042], Smith 1999:1686 [ref. 24661], Randall & Earle 2000:7 [ref. 25806], Randall et al. 2002:155 [ref. 26192], Allen & Adrim 2003:24 [ref. 26830], Randall 2005:28 [ref. 28239], Allen & Erdmann 2010:140 [ref. 30467], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:4 [ref. 33988], Koeda et al. 2018:294 [ref. 35946]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger lentiginosus Böhlke & Randall 1981. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

longissimus, Heteroconger Günther [A.] 1870:45 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 8; ref. 1995] Lanzarote Island, Canary Islands. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1931.3.5.3. See account of Heteroconger halis -- If the e. and w. Atlantic populations are considered separate species, H. longissimus applies to the e. Atlantic form and H. halis to the w. Atlantic form. •Valid as Taenioconger longissimus (Günther 1870) -- (Bauchot & Saldanha in Whitehead et al. 1986:573 [ref. 13676]). •Valid as Heteroconger longissimus Günther 1870 -- (Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:162 [ref. 13454], Tyler & Luckhurst 1994:90 [ref. 22552], González-Lorenzo et al. 1995:554 [ref. 22877], Castle 1997:8 [ref. 22878], Castle & Randall 1999:7 [ref. 24042], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:142 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:149 [ref. 27754], Smith 2002:834 [ref. 26549], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:37 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:749 [ref. 26989], Smith et al. 2003:9 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:64 [ref. 27807], Lasso-Alcalá & Klein S. 2005:263 [ref. 28377], Wirtz et al. 2007:5, 26 [ref. 30263], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:26 [ref. 33341], Smith 2016:1692 [ref. 34556]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger longissimus Günther 1870. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Eastern and western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

luteolus, Heteroconger Smith [D. G.] 1989:488, Figs. 526-527 [Memoirs of the Sears Foundation of Marine Research Mem. 1 (part 9); ref. 13285] Eastern Gulf of Mexico off Florida, U.S.A., 28°42'00.3"N, 84°20'00.7"W, depth 33 meters. Holotype: ANSP 153941. Paratypes: ANSP 153942 (1). •Valid as Heteroconger luteolus Smith 1989 -- (Tyler & Luckhurst 1994:90 [ref. 22552], Castle 1997:8 [ref. 22878], Smith 1989:738 [ref. 13285], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:304 [ref. 23897], Castle & Randall 1999:7 [ref. 24042], Smith 2002:834 [ref. 26549], Smith 2003:749 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:64 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger luteolus Smith 1989. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

maculatus, Leptocephalus della Croce [N.] & Castle [P. H. J.] 1966:156, Fig. 1 (A-C) [Bollettino dei Musei e degli Istituti Biologici dell'Universita di Genova v. 34 (no. 211); ref. 22894] Mozambique Channel, 19°34'S, 40°19'E, Anton Bruun station 404A, surface tow. Holotype (unique): Inst. Zool. Univ. Genoa. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Leptocephalus maculatus Steindachner 1869. •Synonym of Heteroconger hassi (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt 1959) -- (Castle 1997:15 [ref. 22878], Castle & Randall 1999:19 [ref. 24042]). Current status: Synonym of Heteroconger hassi (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt 1959). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Habitat: marine.

magnaghii, Leptocephalus D'Ancona [U.] 1928:44, Pl. 3 (figs. 4-5a) [Memoria, Reale Comitato Talassografico Italiano No. 146; ref. 15917] Red Sea. Syntypes: (4) MSNVE P-4. •Synonym of Uroconger lepturus (Richardson 1845) -- (Dor 1984:34 [ref. 29757]). •Possibly a species of Heteroconger -- (Castle 1997:10 [ref. 22878]). •Species of Heteroconger -- (Castle & Randall 1999:4 [ref. 24042]). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Red Sea. Habitat: marine.

mercyae, Heteroconger Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2009:137, Figs. 2-4 [aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology v. 15 (no. 3); ref. 30467] Papisol Bay, West Papua, Indonesia, 4°04.601'S, 133°02.576'E, Papua Barat Province, depth 5-6 meters. Holotype: NCIP 6352. Paratypes: NCIP 6353 (3); USNM 391795 (4); WAM 33088-001 (5). Full article not yet seen. •Valid as Heteroconger mercyae Allen & Erdmann 2009 -- (Allen & Erdmann 2012:117 [ref. 31980], Koeda et al. 2018:292 [ref. 35946]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger mercyae Allen & Erdmann 2009. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Indonesia, Philippines and Papua New Guinea. Habitat: marine.

neocaledoniensis, Taenioconger hassi Castle [P. H. J.] 1967:7, Fig. 1 [Records of the Dominion Museum (Wellington) v. 6 (no. 2); ref. 7805] Off Nouméa, New Caledonia, depth about 20 meters. Holotype: NMNZ P.4675. Paratypes: NMNZ P.4330 (8). Type catalog: Hardy 1990:7 [ref. 18942]. •Synonym of Heteroconger hassi (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt 1959) -- (Castle & Randall 1999:19 [ref. 24042], Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:319 [ref. 28867]). Current status: Synonym of Heteroconger hassi (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt 1959). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Habitat: marine.

nicobarensis, Xarifania hassi Klausewitz [W.] & Eibl-Eibesfeldt [I.] 1959:143, Fig. 7 [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 40 (nos 3/4); ref. 2616] Tillanchong, entrance to Castle Bay, Nicobar Islands, depth 25-30 meters. Holotype (unique): SMF 4588. •Synonym of Heteroconger hassi (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt 1959) -- (Castle & Randall 1999:19 [ref. 24042]). Current status: Synonym of Heteroconger hassi (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt 1959). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Habitat: marine.

obscura, Xarifania Klausewitz [W.] & Eibl-Eibesfeldt [I.] 1959:144, Figs. 11-12 [Senckenbergiana Biologica v. 40 (nos 3/4); ref. 2616] Great Nicobar Island, Nicobar Islands, Indian Ocean, depth 15 meters. Holotype (unique): SMF 4634. •Valid as Heteroconger obscurus (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt 1959) -- (Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285], Castle & Randall 1999:23 [ref. 24042], Allen & Erdmann 2012:117 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger obscurus (Klausewitz & Eibl-Eibesfeldt 1959). Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Indian Ocean (Nicobar Islands). Habitat: marine.

pellegrini, Heteroconger Castle [P. H. J.] 1999:409, Figs. 1-2 [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 64 (no. 3); ref. 24044] North side of Isla del Caño, Puntarenas, Pacific Costa Rica. Holotype: LACM 32558-5. Paratypes: LACM 32558-8 (28), USNM 316694 (3). •Valid as Heteroconger pellegrini Castle 1999 -- (Castle & Randall 1999:7 [ref. 24042], Nelson et al. 2004:64 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:65 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger pellegrini Castle 1999. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

perissodon, Heteroconger Böhlke [J. E.] & Randall [J. E.] 1981:377, Figs. 1D, 4B, 5 right, 7 [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 31 (no. 2); ref. 8631] Off Dumaguete City pier, Negros, Philippines, depth 10 meters. Holotype: BPBM 21017. Paratypes: ANSP 136746 (1, anterior portion, c&s), 142731 (1); BPBM 18543 (1); CAS 45889 (1); MNHN 1980-1190 (1); USNM 221380 (1); WAM P.26788-001 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:65 [ref. 13621], Hutchins & Smith 1991:7 [ref. 19335], Bauchot et al. 1993:115 [ref. 20810], Smith 1994:8 [ref. 21917]., Moore et al. 2008:5 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Heteroconger perissodon Böhlke & Randall 1981 -- (Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285], Allen 1997:58 [ref. 23977], Castle & Randall 1999:24 [ref. 24042], Smith 1999:1686 [ref. 24661], Smith in Randall & Lim 2000:586 [ref. 25122], Allen & Adrim 2003:24 [ref. 26830], Allen & Erdmann 2010:136 [ref. 30467], Allen & Erdmann 2012:118 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger perissodon Böhlke & Randall 1981. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Andaman Islands, Indonesia and Philippines. Habitat: marine.

polyzona, Heteroconger Bleeker [P.] 1868:332, Pl. [Verslagen en Mededeelingen der Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afdeeling Natuurkunde (Ser. 2) v. 2; ref. 425] Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia. Syntypes: (2) BMNH 1867.11.28.323 (1) Ambon; RMNH 7160 (1). Bleeker specimens: NMV 46130 (1). •Valid as Heteroconger polyzona Bleeker 1868 -- (Smith 1989:485 [ref. 13285], Castle & Randall 1999:25 [ref. 24042], Smith 1999:1686 [ref. 24661], Nakabo 2000:233 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:233 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:24 [ref. 26830], Allen & Erdmann 2010:140 [ref. 30467], Fricke et al. 2011:354 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:118 [ref. 31980]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger polyzona Bleeker 1868. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia, Philippines, Ryukyu Islands, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu. Habitat: marine.

taylori, Heteroconger Castle [P. H. J.] & Randall [J. E.] 1995:3, Figs. 1-6 [Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 22 (no. 1-2); ref. 21858] West of Make-ia Point, Bunama Bay, Normanby Island, D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea, 10°08.8'S, 151°09.0'E, depth 10 meters. Holotype: BPBM 36288. Paratypes: AMS I.35462-001 (1), BPBM 36439 (1), USNM 332383 (1). •Valid as Heteroconger taylori Castle & Randall 1995 -- (Castle 1997:12 [ref. 22878], Allen 1997:58 [ref. 23977], Castle & Randall 1999:27 [ref. 24042], Smith 1999:1686 [ref. 24661], Allen & Adrim 2003:24 [ref. 26830], Allen & Erdmann 2010:136 [ref. 30467], Allen & Erdmann 2012:118 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:24 [ref. 33932]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger taylori Castle & Randall 1995. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia, Philippines and Papua New Guinea. Habitat: marine.

tomberua, Heteroconger Castle [P. H. J.] & Randall [J. E.] 1999:28, Figs. 3, 18 [Indo-Pacific Fishes No. 30; ref. 24042] Southern corner of Tamberua Passage entrance, Viti Levu, Fiji, 18°02'S, 178°45'E, depth 36 meters. Holotype: USNM 349761. Paratypes: AMS I.38900-001 (2), CAS 201448 (2), USNM 235785 (50). •Valid as Heteroconger tomberua Castle & Randall 1999 -- (Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:319 [ref. 28867], Allen & Erdmann 2010:139 [ref. 30467], Fricke et al. 2011:354 [ref. 31242], Koeda et al. 2018:287 [ref. 35946]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger tomberua Castle & Randall 1999. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: Fiji and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

tricia, Heteroconger Castle [P. H. J.] & Randall [J. E.] 1999:30, Fig. 19 [Indo-Pacific Fishes No. 30; ref. 24042] Off coast of Flores, Indonesia, about 8°51'S, 120° to 123°E. Holotype: NMNZ P.15177. Paratypes: NTM S.11012-001 (1). •Valid as Heteroconger tricia Castle & Randall 1999 -- (Allen & Adrim 2003:24 [ref. 26830], Allen & Erdmann 2010:139 [ref. 30467], Allen & Erdmann 2012:119 [ref. 31980], Koeda et al. 2018:292 [ref. 35946]). Current status: Valid as Heteroconger tricia Castle & Randall 1999. Congridae: Heterocongrinae. Distribution: Flores, Indonesia. Habitat: marine.