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muciparus, Dysommopsis Alcock [A. W.] 1891:137 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 8 (no. 43/44); ref. 87] 52 km southeast of Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, Bay of Bengal, 15°56'50"N, 81°33'30"E, Investigator station 120, depth 240-276 fathoms. Lectotype: ZSI F13107. Paralectotypes: ZSI F13106 (1). Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:134 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:36 [ref. 22148]. Figured in Alcock 1900: Pl. 34 (figs. 1, 1a) [ref. 20536] as Dysommopsis mucipara. Lectotype selected by Robins & Robins 1976:260 [ref. 3784]. •Valid as Dysomma muciparus (Alcock 1891) -- (Robins & Robins 1989:248 [ref. 13287], Smith 1999:1661 [ref. 24661], Mundy 2005:128 [ref. 28379], Fricke et al. 2018:6 [ref. 35780], Prokofiev 2019:321 [ref. 36804], Psomadakis et al. 2020:271 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Dysomma muciparus (Alcock 1891). Synaphobranchidae: Ilyophinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic; Northeastern Indian Ocean: Bay of Bengal (India) and Myanmar. Hawaiian Islands record questionable. Habitat: marine.