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brevorti, Brama Poey [F.] 1860:206, Pl. 13 (fig. 17) [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 3499] Cuba. No types known. Sketch of holotype appeared in Mead 1972:9 [ref. 6976]. Species name subsequently corrected to brevoorti by Poey 1861:356 [ref. 3499]; the original spelling brevorti is to be retained according to ICZN Art. 33.3. •Valid as Eumegistus brevorti (Poey 1860) -- (Mead 1972:9 [ref. 6976], Gomes 1990:760 [ref. 18692], Thompson & Russell 1996:195 [ref. 23156], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:160 [ref. 27754], Alvarez-León 2002:229 [ref. 26373] as Eumegistius, Thompson 2003:1472 [ref. 27088], Bunkley-Williams & Williams 2004:111 [ref. 27795], Moteki 2005:202 [ref. 28308], Carvalho-Filho et al. 2009:5 [ref. 30553], Haedrich in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2518 [ref. 34618], Robertson et al. 2022:86 [ref. 39353]). Current status: Valid as Eumegistus brevorti (Poey 1860). Bramidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Florida and Caribbean Sea to Brazil; also apparently West Africa (juveniles). Habitat: marine.


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