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phospherops, Aulastomatomorpha Alcock [A. W.] 1890:307 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 6 (no. 34); ref. 83] Off Elicapeni Bank, Laccadive Sea, 11°12'47"N, 74°25'30"E, Investigator station 104, depth 1000 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ZSI F12872. Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:101 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:33 [ref. 22148]. Figured in Alcock 1892: Pl. 5 (fig. 2) [ref. 20531] where name was spelled phosphorops on legend page and plate. •Valid as Aulastomatomorpha phospherops Alcock 1890 -- (Markle & Sazonov 1996:498 [ref. 22398], Sazonov & Markle 1999:1893 [ref. 24739], Hoese et al. 2006:387 [ref. 29035]). Current status: Valid as Aulastomatomorpha phospherops Alcock 1890. Alepocephalidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: marine.