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pinguis, Anomalopterus Vaillant [L. L.] 1886:1239 [Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences v. 103; ref. 4494] Off Cape Blanc [Blanco], Morocco, depth 1400 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1885-0168. Type catalog: Bertin 1940:276 [ref. 293]. Also appeared as new with illustrations and further description in Vaillant 1888:160, Pl. 11 (figs. 4-4a) [ref. 4496]. •Valid as Leptochilichthys pinguis (Vaillant 1886) -- (Markle & Quéro in Whitehead et al. 1984:255 [ref. 13675], Markle 1986:226 [ref. 5687], Machida & Shiogaki 1988:5 [ref. 6622], Markle & Sazonov 1990:244 [ref. 14215], Fricke 1999:86 [ref. 24106], Sazonov & Markle 1999:1893 [ref. 24739], Sazonov & Williams 2001:S6 [ref. 26712], Hoese et al. 2006:389 [ref. 29035], Carneiro et al. 2019:77 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Leptochilichthys pinguis (Vaillant 1886). Alepocephalidae. Distribution: Circumglobal. Habitat: marine.