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mexicanum, Myctophum Gilbert [C. H.] 1890:51 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 13 (no. 797); ref. 1623] Off Baja California, Mexico, 25°59'45"N, 111°03'30"N, Albatross station 3008. Lectotype: USNM 76343. Paralectotypes: (5) CAS-SU 68 (3, ?now 2), USNM 92806 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:20 [ref. 12291]. Lectotype established in Jordan & Evermann 1896:563 [ref. 2443]. •Valid as Triphoturus mexicanus (Gilbert 1890) -- (Paxton 1979:18 [ref. 6440], Hulley 1986:85 [ref. 9677], Pequeño 1989:38 [ref. 14125], Paxton et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:1321 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:237 [ref. 24545], Nelson et al. 2004:89 [ref. 27807], Love et al. 2005:48 [ref. 37547], Mundy 2005:235 [ref. 28379], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:256 [ref. 28944], Evseenko 2008:162 [ref. 32467], Page et al. 2013:90 [ref. 32708], Kells et al. 2016:348 [ref. 35888], Burton & Lea 2019:47 [ref. 37205]). Current status: Valid as Triphoturus mexicanus (Gilbert 1890). Myctophidae: Lampanyctinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: British Columbia (Canada) south to southern Mexico, including Gulf of California (Mexico). Habitat: marine.