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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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panamense, Myctophum pterotum Tåning [A. V.] 1932:129, Fig. 3 [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening, Kjøbenhavn. v. 94; ref. 5031] Gulf of Panama, 7°30'N, 79°19'W, depth about 100 meters. Lectotype: ZMUC P2329233. Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:40 [ref. 9588]. Lectotype selected by Nafpaktitis 1973:10 [ref. 10436]. •Valid as Benthosema panamense (Tåning 1932) -- (Paxton 1979:6 [ref. 6440], Paxton et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:1320 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:229 [ref. 24545], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:165 [ref. 24555], Love et al. 2005:43 [ref. 37547], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:254 [ref. 28944], Page et al. 2013:89 [ref. 32708], Robertson et al. 2017:51 [ref. 35676]). Current status: Valid as Benthosema panamense (Tåning 1932). Myctophidae: Myctophinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Pacific coast of central Baja California (Mexico) south to Peru, including Gulf of California (Mexico). Habitat: marine.