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Species related to Peristedion longispatha: [ 2 ] records


bartschi, Peristedion Myers [G. S.] 1934:10, Fig. 2 [Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections v. 91 (no. 9); ref. 3107] Off Punta Boca, northern coast of Puerto Rico, 18°33'45"N, 66°15'00"W, depth 360-600 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 93186. •Synonym of Peristedion longispatha Goode & Bean 1886 -- (Miller 1967:37 [ref. 7978]). Current status: Synonym of Peristedion longispatha Goode & Bean 1886. Peristediidae. Habitat: marine.

longispatha, Peristedium Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1886:166 [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 12 (no. 5); ref. 1844] Off Frederickstadt, Santa Cruz Island, West Indies, Blake station 129, depth 314 fathoms. Holotype: MCZ 28009. Paratypes: MCZ 28022 (1), 28089 (1); ?CAS-SU 9511 [ex USNM 44232] (1); USNM 44232 (8), 44673 (1), 46031 (1), 47648 (1), 153584 [ex MCZ 28088] (1). See Miller, G. 1967:36 [ref. 7978] for problems regarding locality information and types. Original genus should have been Peristedion. •Valid as Peristedion longispatha Goode & Bean 1886 -- (Miller 1967:36 [ref. 7978], Miller & Richards 2003:1283 [ref. 27050], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:79 [ref. 28815], Kawai 2008:24 [ref. 29787]). Current status: Valid as Peristedion longispatha Goode & Bean 1886. Peristediidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.