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macrocephalus, Cottunculus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1904:7, Pl. 24 [Marine Investigations in South Africa v. 3; ref. 1646] Off Lion's Head, South Africa, depth 230 and 190 fathoms. Syntypes: ?BMNH 1904.3.4.2 (1), SAM 15323 (1) Pieter Faure station 15149, depth 190 fathoms. •Valid as Cottunculoides macrocephalus (Gilchrist 1904) -- (Nelson 1977:508 [ref. 7034]). •Valid as Psychrolutes macrocephalus (Gilchrist 1904) -- (Nelson 1986:492 [ref. 5698], Nelson 1995:69 [ref. 22668], Nelson 1999:2428 [ref. 24810], Nakabo 2000:653 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:653 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2005:428 [ref. 28370], Nelson 2016:2291 [ref. 34615]). Current status: Valid as Psychrolutes macrocephalus (Gilchrist 1904). Psychrolutidae. Distribution: South Africa and western Pacific. Habitat: marine.