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verweyi, Pentanchus Fowler [H. W.] 1934:237, Fig. 2 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933); ref. 1416] Sipadan Island, vicinity of Sibuko Bay, Borneo, Albatross station D.5587, 4°10'35"N, 118°37'12"E, depth 415 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 93135. Type catalog: Howe & Springer 1993:14 [ref. 21812]. •Valid as Apristurus verweyi (Fowler 1934) -- (Compagno 1984:287 [ref. 6846], Compagno & Niem 1998:1287 [ref. 23787], Nakaya & Sato 1999:316 [ref. 23941], Nakaya & Séret 1999:307 [ref. 24247], Compagno 1999:478 [ref. 25589]). •Synonym of Apristurus platyrhynchus (Tanaka 1909) -- (Nakaya & Sato 2000:224 [ref. 24800], Kawauchi et al. 2008:76 [ref. 29712], Last el al. 2010:67 [ref. 32461], Nakaya & Kawauchi 2013:162 [ref. 33037], Weigmann 2016:33 [ref. 34211]). Current status: Synonym of Apristurus platyrhynchus (Tanaka 1909). Pentanchidae. Habitat: marine.