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Dasyscopelus (subgenus of Scopelus) Günther [A.] 1864:405, 411 Masc. Myctophum asperum Richardson 1845. Type by subsequent designation. Described in key (p. 405) as subgenus of Scopelus with two corresponding species on p. 411. Type designated by Goode & Bean 1896:91 [ref. 1848]. •Synonym of Myctophum Rafinesque 1810 -- (Bolin 1959:13 [ref. 503], Krefft & Bekker 1973:171 [ref. 7181], Paxton 1979:15 [ref. 6440], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:260 [ref. 28944]). •Valid as Dasyscopelus Günther 1864 -- (Martin et al. 2018:83 [ref. 35716]). Current status: Valid as Dasyscopelus Günther 1864. Myctophidae: Myctophinae.