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selenops, Myctophum Tåning [A. V.] 1928:54 [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening, Kjøbenhavn v. 86; ref. 15877] Western Atlantic [ca. 8 kilometers north of La Habana, Cuba, Gulf of Mexico], 23°13'N, 82°21'W, depth about 200 meters. Lectotype: ZMUC P2329234. Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:40 [ref. 9588]. Lectotype selected by Nafpaktitis 1973:14 [ref. 10436]. •Valid as Myctophum selenops Tåning 1928 -- (Krefft & Bekker 1973:172 [ref. 7181], Paxton 1979:16 [ref. 6440], Hulley in Whitehead et al. 1984:474 [ref. 13675], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:67 [ref. 6441], Hulley 1986:314 [ref. 5672], Scott & Scott 1988:228 [ref. 25518], Paxton et al. 1989:267 [ref. 12442], McAllister 1990:109 [ref. 14674], Hulley 1990:457 [ref. 15273], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:669 [ref. 23897], Paxton & Hulley 1999:1964 [ref. 24748], Nakabo 2000:383 [ref. 25086], Chen 2002:144 [ref. 26587], Nakabo 2002:383 [ref. 26001], Santos et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:56 [ref. 27192], Hartel & Craddock 2003:951 [ref. 27005], Moore et al. 2003:202 [ref. 27076], Shinohara et al. 2005:412 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:229 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:527 [ref. 28994], Fricke et al. 2011:362 [ref. 31242], Fricke et al. 2014:30 [ref. 33932], Robertson & Clements 2015:672 [ref. 34257], Hulley 2016:1918 [ref. 34576]). •Valid as Dasyscopelus selenops (Tåning 1928) -- (Martin et al. 2018:83 [ref. 35716], Carneiro et al. 2019:116 [ref. 37250], Sutton et al. 2020:207 [ref. 37832]). Current status: Valid as Dasyscopelus selenops (Tåning 1928). Myctophidae: Myctophinae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical through temperate seas, but not eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.