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altifrons, Lepidopus Parin [N. V.] & Collette [B. B.] 1993:189, Fig. 1 [Archiv für Fischereiwissenschaft v. 41 (no. 3); ref. 20649] Gulf of Mexico, 28°49'N, 86°38'W, depth 443 meters. Holotype: USNM 317977. Paratypes: FMNH 64102 (1), 64490 (1), 64493 (1); ISH 30-1970 (2), 1015-1966 (1), 1733-1968 (4), 1882-1968 (2). 1925-1968, 1947-1968 (2), 2022-1968 (1); MCZ 41518 (1), 57374 (2), 63115 (1), 64835-36 (1, 1), 75996 (3), 99449 (4); ROM 64548 (1); SIO 92-16 (1); USNM 150381 (1), 159241 (1), 265891 (1), 317978-82 (1, 2, 1, 1, 4), 320001-05 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1); ZMUC P73196-98 (3). •Valid as Lepidopus altifrons Parin & Collette 1993 -- (Nakamura & Parin 1993:92 [ref. 21769] as Lepidopus sp. pending description, Gago 1998:10 [ref. 25565], Moore et al. 2003:230 [ref. 27076], Parin & Nakamura 2003:1834 [ref. 27115], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:102 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:175 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:769 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:181 [ref. 32708], Nión et al. 2016:53 [ref. 35565] with authors as (Parin & Collette 1993)). Current status: Valid as Lepidopus altifrons Parin & Collette 1993. Trichiuridae: Lepidopodinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.