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Species related to Myrichthys ocellatus: [ 4 ] records


ocellata, Muraenophis Lesueur [C. A.] 1825:108, Pl. 4 (fig. 3) [Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia v. 5 (pt 1); ref. 17523] Martinique Island, 15°23'N, 61°26'W, West Indies, Oregon station 5983, depth 15 meters. Neotype: ANSP 107304. Neotype designated by McCosker et al. 1989:377 [ref. 13288]. •Valid as Ophichthus ocellatus (Lesueur 1825) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:65 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:87 [ref. 25518], Leiby in Smith 1989:829 [ref. 13285], McAllister 1990:49 [ref. 14674], Cervigón 1991:57 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:373 [ref. 23827], Aguilera 1998:46 [ref. 24221]). •Valid as Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur 1825) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:377 [ref. 13288], McCosker & Rosenblatt 1993:163 [ref. 21180], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:139 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:149 [ref. 27754], Rocha & Rosa 2001:989 [ref. 25909], McCosker 2003:732 [ref. 26993], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:35 [ref. 27192], Smith et al. 2003:7 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:63 [ref. 27807], McCosker & Allen 2012:39 [ref. 31763], Page et al. 2013:63 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:25 [ref. 33341]). Current status: Valid as Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur 1825). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western and (?) eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

latemaculatus, Ophisurus Poey [F.] 1867:252, Pl. 3 (fig. 1) [Repertorio Fisico-Natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 14079] Matanzas, Cuba. Holotype (unique): MCZ 27223. Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:173-174 [ref. 22926]. •Synonym of Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur 1825) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:377 [ref. 13288], McCosker & Rosenblatt 1993:163 [ref. 21180]). Current status: Synonym of Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur 1825). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

oculatus, Pisodonophis Kaup [J. J.] 1856:49 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 22 (pt. 1); ref. 2572] Curaçao. No types known. •Valid as Myrichthys oculatus (Kaup 1856) -- (McCosker 1977:78 [ref. 6836], Robins & Ray 1986:63 [ref. 23100], Cervigón 1991:55 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:373 [ref. 23827], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221]). •Synonym of Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur 1825) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:377 [ref. 13288], McCosker & Rosenblatt 1993:163 [ref. 21180]). Current status: Synonym of Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur 1825). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

keckii, Myrichthys Silvester [C. F.] 1915:214 [Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book No. 14; ref. 4027] Mud flats near mangrove island west of Guanica Harbor, Puerto Rico. Holotype (unique): PU 3082 (apparently lost). Also published and figured as new in Silvester 1918:20, Pl. 2 (fig. 2) [ref. 15257]. •Synonym of Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur 1825) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:377 [ref. 13288], McCosker & Rosenblatt 1993:163 [ref. 21180]). Current status: Synonym of Myrichthys ocellatus (Lesueur 1825). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.