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Species in the family or subfamily Giganturidae: [ 6 ] records


chuni, Gigantura Brauer [A.] 1901:128 [Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft zur Beförderung der Gesamten Naturwissenschaften zu Marburg No. 8; ref. 630] Gulf of Guinea, 2°56'05"N, 3°27'05"E, Valdivia station 55. Holotype (unique): ZMB 17703 (probably destroyed). •Valid as Gigantura chuni Brauer 1901 -- (Johnson 1986:274 [ref. 5677], Paxton et al. 1989:245 [ref. 12442], Costa 1990:371 [ref. 15171], Johnson & Bertelsen 1991:28 [ref. 19179], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:551 [ref. 23897], Paxton & Niem 1999:1954 [ref. 24746], Paxton in Randall & Lim 2000:591 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847], Thompson 2003:941 [ref. 27003], Paxton et al. 2006:501 [ref. 28996], Hartel et al. 2008:324 [ref. 29890], Wirtz et al. 2014:4 [ref. 33516], Russell 2016:1854 [ref. 34572], Konstantinidis & Johnson 2016:4 [ref. 35192], Fricke et al. 2018:74 [ref. 35805], Sutton et al. 2020:134 [ref. 37832], Eduardo et al. 2022:7 [ref. 39574], Fermon et al. 2022:182 [ref. 39448] possible, Mincarone et al. 2022:[3] [ref. 39411], Page et al. 2023:91 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Gigantura chuni Brauer 1901. Giganturidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas. Habitat: marine.

gracilis, Gigantura Regan [C. T.] 1924:54, Pl. 7 (fig. 1) [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 15 (no. 85); ref. 15565] Atlantic. Syntypes and non-types: (5) BMNH 1924.12.21.5 (1) station 1181, BMNH 1924.12.21.4 (1) station 1223, BMNH (1) 13°07'N, 57°20'W, BMNH (1) 17°41'N, 60°58'W, BMNH (1) 22°06'N, 54°58'W; ZMUC P2329856 (1), P2329857 (1). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:44 [ref. 9588]. Date of publication is 31 Dec. 1924, issue for Jan. 1925 -- see Evenhuis 2003:43 [ref. 27365]. •Synonym of Rosaura indica (Brauer 1901) -- (Johnson 1986:274 [ref. 5677]). •Synonym of Gigantura indica Brauer 1901 -- (Johnson & Bertelsen 1991:32 [ref. 19179]). •Valid as Bathyleptus gracilis (Regan 1924) -- (Costa 1990:371 [ref. 15171]). Current status: Synonym of Gigantura indica Brauer 1901. Giganturidae. Habitat: marine.

indica, Gigantura chuni Brauer [A.] 1901:129 [Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft zur Beförderung der Gesamten Naturwissenschaften zu Marburg No. 8; ref. 630] Indian Ocean, either 4°05'08'S, 78°24'08'E or 2°38'07"S, 65°59'02"E, Valdivia station 228. Lectotype: ZMB 17704. Paralectotypes: (1) lost. Lectotype selected by Johnson & Bertelsen 1991:20 [ref. 19179]; smaller specimen lost according to them. •Valid as Rosaura indica (Brauer 1901) -- (Johnson 1986:274 [ref. 5677], Fricke 1999:91 [ref. 24106]). •Valid as Gigantura indica Brauer 1901 -- (Paxton et al. 1989:245 [ref. 12442], Johnson & Bertelsen 1991:30 [ref. 19179], Heemstra in Smith & Heemstra 1995:ix [ref. 21953], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:552 [ref. 23897], Paxton & Niem 1999:1954 [ref. 24746], Paxton in Randall & Lim 2000:591 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847], Thompson 2003:941 [ref. 27003], Moore et al. 2003:194 [ref. 27076], Love et al. 2005:42 [ref. 37547], Mundy 2005:192 [ref. 28379], Shinohara et al. 2005:407 [ref. 28370], Paxton et al. 2006:501 [ref. 28996], Fricke et al. 2011:360 [ref. 31242], Wirtz et al. 2014:4 [ref. 33516], Russell 2016:1854 [ref. 34572], Konstantinidis & Johnson 2016:4 [ref. 35192], Fricke et al. 2018:74 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:67[ref. 36673], Sutton et al. 2020:134 [ref. 37832], Love et al. 2021:65 [ref. 39279], Eduardo et al. 2022:7 [ref. 39574], Fermon et al. 2022:183 [ref. 39448] possible, Page et al. 2023:91 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Gigantura indica Brauer 1901. Giganturidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas. Habitat: marine.

lisae, Bathyleptus Walters [V.] 1961:316, Figs. 1, 2b, 4a, 5a, 6b [Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 125 (no. 10); ref. 4578] Pacific north of Hawaiian Islands, 31°54'-36'N, 152°21-03'W, depth 1790 fathoms. Holotype: SIO 51-375. Paratypes: SIO 51-377 (1). •Synonym of Rosaura indica (Brauer 1901) -- (Johnson 1986:274 [ref. 5677]). •Synonym of Gigantura indica Brauer 1901 -- (Johnson & Bertelsen 1991:32 [ref. 19179], Mundy 2005:192 [ref. 28379], Fricke et al. 2011:360 [ref. 31242]). Current status: Synonym of Gigantura indica Brauer 1901. Giganturidae. Habitat: marine.

rotunda, Rosaura Tucker [D. W.] 1954:167, Figs. 1-8 [Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology v. 2 (no. 6); ref. 4470] South Atlantic, off northeastern Brazil, 5°51'S, 34°38'W. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1953.3.6.11. •Synonym of Rosaura indica (Brauer 1901) -- (Johnson 1986:274 [ref. 5677]). •Synonym of Gigantura indica Brauer 1901 -- (Johnson & Bertelsen 1991:32 [ref. 19179]). Current status: Synonym of Gigantura indica Brauer 1901. Giganturidae. Habitat: marine.

vorax, Gigantura Regan [C. T.] 1925:54, Pl. 7 (fig. 2), Fig. 1 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 15 (no. 85); ref. 15565] Atlantic, 12°11'N, 35°49'W, 2000 to 4000 meters of wire out. Syntypes: (3) BMNH 1924.12.21.6 (1); ZMUC P2329858 (1), P2329859-60 (2). Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:44 [ref. 9588]. •Valid as Gigantura vorax Regan 1925 -- (Costa 1990:371 [ref. 15171]). •Synonym of Gigantura chuni Brauer 1901 -- (Johnson & Bertelsen 1991:28 [ref. 19179]). Current status: Synonym of Gigantura chuni Brauer 1901. Giganturidae. Habitat: marine.


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