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Species in the family or subfamily Halosauridae: [ 26 ] records


affinis, Halosaurus Günther [A.] 1877:444 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 4) v. 20 (no. 119) (art. 56); ref. 2009] South of Japan, 34°N, 138°E, Challenger station 235, depth 565 fathoms. Syntypes: BMNH 1887.12.7.244-245 (2). Also appeared in Günther 1887:241, Pl. 59 (fig. B) [ref. 2013]. •Valid as Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877) -- (McDowell 1973:92 [ref. 24539], Harrisson 1973:255 [ref. 7189], Nakamura in Okamura et al. 1982:71, 323 [ref. 8256], Machida in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:111, 327 [ref. 8057], Uyeno in Masuda et al. 1984:32 [ref. 6441], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1986:594 [ref. 13676], Sulak 1986:196 [ref. 5720], Paxton et al. 1989:147 [ref. 12442], Paulin et al. 1989:65 [ref. 24556], Shcherbachev et al. 1989:165 [ref. 36134], Sulak 1990:126 [ref. 19326], Shinohara et al. 1996:154 [ref. 26605], Adam et al. 1998:8 [ref. 23610], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:212 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:36 [ref. 24106], Smith 1999:1626 [ref. 24661], Nakabo 2000:190 [ref. 25086], Pakhorukov 2001:376 [ref. 25409], Hutchins 2001:18 [ref. 25847], Shinohara et al. 2001:292 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:190 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:138, 489 [ref. 26218], Smith 2003:687 [ref. 26989], Moore et al. 2003:171 [ref. 27076], Shinohara et al. 2005:399 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:109 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:229 [ref. 28995], Costa & Mincarone 2010:290 [ref. 37483], Zhang et al. 2010:379 [ref. 31511], Costa et al. 2015:1061 [ref. 37495], Lins Oliveira et al. 2015:35 [ref. 37485], Stewart & Struthers 2015:207 [ref. 34231], Bañón et al. 2016:303 [ref. 34397], Smith 2016:1597 [ref. 34556], Bañón et al. 2016:479 [ref. 34875], Carneiro et al. 2019:56 [ref. 37250], Fricke et al. 2019:49 [ref. 36673], Kawai et al. 2020:2 [ref. 37784]). Current status: Valid as Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877). Halosauridae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and temperate seas, but not in eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

anguilliformis, Halosaurus Alcock [A. W.] 1889:453 [29] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 4 (no. 24); ref. 20525] Off Colombo, Sri Lanka, Gulf of Manaar, 6°32'N, 79°37'E, Investigator station 2, depth 675 fathoms. Syntypes: BMNH 1890.7.31.9 [ex ZSI F22541] (1), ZSI F11542 (1). Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:136 [ref. 20743] as anguilliformes, Menon and Rama-Rao 1970:377 [ref. 27516] as anguilliformes, Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:37 [ref. 22148] as anguilliformes. On p. 29 of separate. •Synonym of Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877) -- (McDowell 1973:100 [ref. 24539], Sulak 1990:126 [ref. 19326]). Current status: Synonym of Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877). Halosauridae. Habitat: marine.

attenuatus, Halosaurus Garman [S.] 1899:296, Pl. 60 (figs. 1-1a) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] Pacific off Galápagos Islands, 2°34'N, 92°06'W, Albatross station 3413, depth 1360 fathoms. Holotype (unique): MCZ 28468. •Valid as Halosaurus attenuatus Garman 1899 -- (McDowell 1973:57 [ref. 24539], Sulak 1990:130 [ref. 19326], McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:188 [ref. 30957], Lins Oliveira et al. 2015:38 [ref. 37485], Smith 2016:1599 [ref. 34556], Robertson et al. 2017:28 [ref. 35676]). Current status: Valid as Halosaurus attenuatus Garman 1899. Halosauridae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific (Gulf of California and Gulf of Panama): Galápagos Islands; western Atlantic: Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil); eastern Atlantic (Gulf of Guinea). Habitat: marine.

carinicauda, Halosaurichthys Alcock [A. W.] 1889:454 [30] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 4 (no. 24); ref. 20525] Andaman Sea, 7.5 miles east of North Cinque Island, Investigator station 10, depth 490 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ZSI F11763. Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:135 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:37 [ref. 22148]. On p. 30 of separate. Figured in Alcock 1892: Pl. 7 (figs. 2, 2a) [ref. 20531]. •Valid as Halosaurus carinicauda (Alcock 1889) -- (McDowell 1973:53 [ref. 24539], Adam et al. 1998:8 [ref. 23610]). Current status: Valid as Halosaurus carinicauda (Alcock 1889). Halosauridae. Distribution: Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

goodei, Halosaurus Gill [T. N.] 1883:257 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 6 (no. 380); ref. 1724] Off east coast of U.S.A., 38°53'00"N, 69°23'30"W, Albatross station 2037, depth 1731 fathoms. Lectotype: USNM 33281. Paralectotypes: CAS-SU 9466 [ex USNM 33338] (1); USNM 33312 (now 4), 33329 (orig. 10, now 6), 33336 (3), 33338 (orig. 10, now 8). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:51 [ref. 12291], Smith 1994:40-41 [ref. 21917]. Lectotype established by Jordan & Evermann 1896:609-610 [ref. 2443]. •Synonym of Halosauropsis macrochir (Günther 1878) -- (McDowell 1973:86 [ref. 24539], Harrisson 1973:254 [ref. 7189], Sulak 1990:129 [ref. 19326]). Current status: Synonym of Halosauropsis macrochir (Günther 1878). Halosauridae. Habitat: marine.

gracilis, Aldrovandia Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896:134, Pl. 42 (fig. 157) [Special Bulletin U. S. National Museum No. 2; ref. 1848] 28°02'30"N, 87°43'45"W, Albatross station 2380, depth 1430 fathoms. Lectotype: MCZ 100637 [ex MCZ 28013]. Paralectotypes: MCZ 28013 (1), 51989 (1). Lectotype selected by McDowell 1973:121 [ref. 34539] but with wrong locality; the description was based on the Albatross specimen (lectotype) and the figure was based on the Blake specimen. •Valid as Aldrovandia gracilis Goode & Bean 1896 -- (McDowell 1973:114 [ref. 24539], Sulak 1990:127 [ref. 19326], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:213 [ref. 23897], Figueiredo & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:32 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:687 [ref. 26989], Smith 2016:1597 [ref. 34556], Carneiro et al. 2019:56 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Aldrovandia gracilis Goode & Bean 1896. Halosauridae. Distribution: North Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

guentheri, Halosaurus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896:131 [Special Bulletin U. S. National Museum No. 2; ref. 1848] Northwestern Atlantic, 39°13'00"N, 72°01'00"W, Albatross station 2722, depth 594 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 38070. Type catalog: Smith 1994:41 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Halosaurus guentheri Goode & Bean 1896 -- (McDowell 1973:66 [ref. 24539], Shimizu in Uyeno et al. 1983:125 [ref. 14275], Sulak 1990:131 [ref. 19326], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:214 [ref. 23897], Smith 2003:686 [ref. 26989], Moore et al. 2003:172 [ref. 27076], Pais et al. 2009:33 [ref. 30210], Shelyagin 2010:512 [ref. 31017], Lins Oliveira et al. 2015:39 [ref. 37485], Smith 2016:1599 [ref. 34556], Carneiro et al. 2019:56 [ref. 37250], Klautau et al. 2020:7 [ref. 37903]). Current status: Valid as Halosaurus guentheri Goode & Bean 1896. Halosauridae. Distribution: Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

hoskynii, Halosaurus Alcock [A. W.] 1890:309 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 6 (no. 34); ref. 83] Off Elicapeni Bank, Laccadive Sea, 11°12'47"N, 74°25'30"E, Investigator station 104, depth 1000 fathoms. Syntypes: ZSI F12876 (1). Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:136 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:37 [ref. 22148]. Figured in Alcock 1892: Pl. 7 (fig. 3) [ref. 20531]. •Synonym of Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877) -- (McDowell 1973:100 [ref. 24539], Sulak 1990:126 [ref. 19326]). Current status: Synonym of Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877). Halosauridae. Habitat: marine.

johnsonianus, Halosaurus Vaillant [L. L.] 1888:181, Pl. 15 (figs. 2-2d) [Expéditions scientifiques du "Travailleur" et du "Talisman"; ref. 4496] Off western Sahara, 23°50'N, 17°17'W, depth 1139 meters. Lectotype: MNHN 1885-0361. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1890.6.16.57-58 [ex MNHN] (2); MCZ 27594 (2); MNHN 1885-0346 (1), -0347 (1), -0375 to 0378 (4), -0383 (1) -0384 (1), -0350 to 0352 (3), -0361 to 0362 (2), -0367 to 0368 (2), -0369 (1); USNM 42094 [ex MNHN 1885-0374], 42109 [ex MNHN 1885-0364] (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:32-33 [ref. 19576] with 1885-361 as holotype, Smith 1994:41 [ref. 21917]. Lectotype selected by Eschmeyer 1998:814 [ref. 23416]. •Valid as Halosaurus johnsonianus Vaillant 1888 -- (McDowell 1973:57 [ref. 24539], Harrisson 1973:254 [ref. 7189], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1986:596 [ref. 13676], Sulak 1990:131 [ref. 19326], Santos et al. 1997:18 [ref. 23531], Pais et al. 2009:33 [ref. 30210], Smith 2016:1599 [ref. 34556], Bañón et al. 2016:478 [ref. 34875], Carneiro et al. 2019:56 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Halosaurus johnsonianus Vaillant 1888. Halosauridae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic and offshore islands. Habitat: marine.

kauaiensis, Halosauropsis Gilbert [C. H.] 1905:611, Pl. 74 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 23 (pt 2) [for 1903]; ref. 1631] Vicinity of Kauai Island, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 4018, depth 724-804 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 51612. Paratypes: USNM 51703 (3), 174751 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:51 [ref. 12291], Smith 1994:40 [ref. 21917]. As Aldrovandia kauaiensis on Pl. 74, noted on p. 611 (footnote). •Synonym of Aldrovandia phalacra (Vaillant 1888) -- (McDowell 1973:113 [ref. 24539], Sulak 1990:128 [ref. 19326], Mundy 2005:110 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Aldrovandia phalacra (Vaillant 1888). Halosauridae. Habitat: marine.

macrochir, Halosaurus Günther [A.] 1878:251 [23] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 2 (nos 7/8/9)(art. 2/22/28); ref. 2010] Off Strait of Gibraltar, Challenger station 5, depth 1090 fathoms. Lectotype: BMNH 1887.12.7.237. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1887.12.7.238-241 (4) Challenger station 146. On p. 23 of separate. See also Günther 1887:237, Pl. 59 (fig. A) [ref. 2013]. Grey 1956:155 [ref. 19262] designated a "type locality" corresponding to the figured specimen; Paxton et al. 1989:147 [ref. 12442] regarded the action of Grey as establishing a lectotype; lectotype designation technically probably dates to Paxton et al. 1989. •Valid as Halosauropsis macrochir (Günther 1878) -- (McDowell 1973:78 [ref. 24539], Harrisson 1973:254 [ref. 7189], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1986:595 [ref. 13676], Sulak 1986:197 [ref. 5720], Machida et al. 1988:78 [ref. 6623], Paxton et al. 1989:147 [ref. 12442], Paulin et al. 1989:65 [ref. 24556], Shcherbachev et al. 1989:166, 169 [ref. 36134], Sulak 1990:129 [ref. 19326], Gon 1990:98 [ref. 21680], Gomon et al. 1994:216 [ref. 22532], Shinohara et al. 1996:154 [ref. 26605], Santos et al. 1997:17 [ref. 23531], Fricke 1999:36 [ref. 24106], Pakhorukov 2001:377 [ref. 25409], Hutchins 2001:18 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:190 [ref. 26001], Smith 2003:686 [ref. 26989], Moore et al. 2003:172 [ref. 27076], Shinohara et al. 2005:399 [ref. 28370], Duhamel et al. 2005:84 [ref. 32059], Paxton et al. 2006:230 [ref. 28995], Smith 2008:184 [ref. 30621], Shelyagin 2010:512 [ref. 31017], Stewart & Struthers 2015:208 [ref. 34231], Bañón et al. 2016:303 [ref. 34397], Smith 2016:1598 [ref. 34556], Bañón et al. 2016:475 [ref. 34875], Fricke et al. 2018:30 [ref. 35805], Williams et al. 2018:99 [ref. 36359], Carneiro et al. 2019:56 [ref. 37250], Fricke et al. 2019:50 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Halosauropsis macrochir (Günther 1878). Halosauridae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical seas, but absent from southwestern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

mediorostris, Halosaurus Günther [A.] 1887:239, Pl. 59 (fig. C) [Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H. M. S. Challenger v. 22 (pt 57); ref. 2013] West of Philippines, Challenger station 207, depth 700 fathoms. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1887.12.7.242. •Valid as Aldrovandia mediorostris (Günther 1887) -- (McDowell 1973:91 [ref. 24539], Smith 1999:1626 [ref. 24661], Kawai et al. 2020:3 [ref. 37784]). Current status: Valid as Aldrovandia mediorostris (Günther 1887). Halosauridae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Andaman Sea off Thailand; west of Philippines. Habitat: marine.

niger, Halosaurus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1906:170, Pl. 51 [Marine Investigations in South Africa v. 4; ref. 1647] Off Cape Point, South Africa, depth 800-930 fathoms. Syntypes: (4) ?BMNH 1905.9.29.10 [or 40] (1); SAM 12907 (1), ?12908 (1 or 2), 12909 (1). •Synonym of Halosauropsis macrochir (Günther 1878) -- (McDowell 1973:87 [ref. 24539], Harrisson 1973:255 [ref. 7189], Sulak 1986:197 [ref. 5720], Sulak 1990:130 [ref. 19326]). Current status: Synonym of Halosauropsis macrochir (Günther 1878). Halosauridae. Habitat: marine.

nigerrimus, Halosaurichthys Alcock [A. W.] 1898:149 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 7) v. 2 (no. 8) (art. 22); ref. 92] Arabian Sea, off Maldives, 6°56'56"N, 72°53'30"E, Investigator station 217, depth 459 fathoms. Holotype: ZSI F165/1. Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:135 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:37 [ref. 22148]. Figured in Alcock 1900: Pl. 33 (fig. 2) [ref. 20536]. •Synonym of Aldrovandia phalacra (Vaillant 1888) -- (McDowell 1973:113 [ref. 24539], Sulak 1990:128 [ref. 19326]). Current status: Synonym of Aldrovandia phalacra (Vaillant 1888). Halosauridae. Habitat: marine.

oleosa, Aldrovandia Sulak [K. J.] 1977:12, Figs. 1, 2 left, 3 upper, 4 (A-C) [Copeia 1977 (no. 1); ref. 19372] Tongue-of-the-Ocean, Bahamas, 23°38.5'-23°40.3'N, 76°47.75'-76°45.1'W, depth 1324-1307 meters. Holotype: USNM 214590. Paratypes: [All UMML now at UF, add 200,000 to UMML no.] UMML 32774 (1), 30988-89 (1, 2), 31001 (1), 31017 (1), 32773 (1), 32775-77 (1, 1, 1), 32779-87 (3, 1, 1, 1, 4, 1, 1, 1, 1); USNM 229995 [ex UMML 32772] (1). Additional material: UF [ex UMML], VIMS. Type catalog: Smith 1994:39 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Aldrovandia oleosa Sulak 1977 -- (Shimizu in Uyeno et al. 1983:124 [ref. 14275], Pequeño 1989:27 [ref. 14125], Sulak 1990:127 [ref. 19326], Pakhorukov 1999:656 [ref. 24883], Smith 2003:687 [ref. 26989], Moore et al. 2003:172 [ref. 27076], Costa & Mincarone 2010:292 [ref. 37483], Costa et al. 2015:1061 [ref. 37495], Lins Oliveira et al. 2015:36 [ref. 37485], Bañón et al. 2016:303 [ref. 34397], Bañón et al. 2016:483 [ref. 34875], Smith 2016:1597 [ref. 34556], Fricke et al. 2018:30 [ref. 35805], Burton & Lea 2019:34 [ref. 37205] as cf. oleosa, Carneiro et al. 2019:56 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Aldrovandia oleosa Sulak 1977. Halosauridae. Distribution: Circumglobal. Habitat: marine.

ovenii, Halosaurus Johnson [J. Y.] 1864:406, Pl. 26 (fig. 1 [not 2]) [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1863 (pt 3) (art. 8) (for 10 Nov. 1863); ref. 5751] Madeira, eastern Atlantic. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1863.12.12.1. Spelled owenii by authors. •Valid as Halosaurus ovenii Johnson 1864 -- (McDowell 1973:57 [ref. 24539], Harrisson 1973:254 [ref. 7189], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1986:5973 [ref. 13676], Sulak 1986:197 [ref. 5720], Sulak 1990:131 [ref. 19326], Cervigón 1996:154 [ref. 24489], Santos et al. 1997:18 [ref. 23531], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:215 [ref. 23897], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:584 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:18 [ref. 25847], Smith 2003:686 [ref. 26989], Paxton et al. 2006:230 [ref. 28995], Pais et al. 2009:33 [ref. 30210], Bañon et al. 2010:6 [ref. 31029], Zenetos et al. 2010:412 [ref. 31201], Bañón et al. 2016:303 [ref. 34397], Smith 2016:1600 [ref. 34556], Fricke et al. 2018:30 [ref. 35805], Carneiro et al. 2019:57 [ref. 37250], Robertson et al. 2020:156 [ref. 38098]). Current status: Valid as Halosaurus ovenii Johnson 1864. Halosauridae. Distribution: Circumglobal (including Caribbean Sea and Mediterranean Sea). Habitat: marine.

pallida, Aldrovandia Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896:130, 135, Fig. 158 [Special Bulletin U. S. National Museum No. 2; ref. 1848] Gulf of Mexico, 24°36'N, 84°05'W, depth 955 fathoms. Holotype: MCZ 28012. Paratypes: USNM 33379 (2), 35418 (4), 35551 (1), 35638 (1), 38140 (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:39 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877) -- (McDowell 1973:100 [ref. 24539], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1986:594 [ref. 13676], Sulak 1990:126 [ref. 19326]). Current status: Synonym of Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877). Halosauridae. Habitat: marine.

parvipennis, Halosaurus Alcock [A. W.] 1892:362 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) v. 10 (no. 59); ref. 88] Laccadive Sea, 12°05'55"N, 71°35'50"E, Investigator station 122, depth 865-880 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ZSI F13198. Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:136 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:37 [ref. 22148]. Figured in Alcock 1900: Pl. 33 (fig. 1) [ref. 20536] as parvipinnis. •Synonym of Halosaurus carinicauda (Alcock 1889) -- (McDowell 1973:57 [ref. 24539]). Current status: Synonym of Halosaurus carinicauda (Alcock 1889). Halosauridae. Habitat: marine.

pectoralis, Halosaurus McCulloch [A. R.] 1926:171, Pl. 43 (fig. 3) [Biological Results Endeavour v. 5 (pt 4); ref. 2947] Great Australian Bight off Eucla, Western Australia, depth 350-450 fathoms. Holotype: AMS E.3311. Paratypes: AMS IA.1320-21 (1, 1) •Valid as Halosaurus pectoralis McCulloch 1926 -- (McDowell 1973:56 [ref. 24539], Paxton et al. 1989:148 [ref. 12442], Paulin et al. 1989:65 [ref. 24556], Shcherbachev et al. 1989:165, 166 [ref. 36134], Machida in Amaoka et al. 1990:101 [ref. 16024], Gomon et al. 1994:217 [ref. 22532], Hutchins 2001:18 [ref. 25847], Paxton et al. 2006:230 [ref. 28995], Smith 2008:184 [ref. 30621], Shelyagin 2010:512 [ref. 31017], Fricke et al. 2011:348 [ref. 31242], Stewart & Struthers 2015:209 [ref. 34231]). Current status: Valid as Halosaurus pectoralis McCulloch 1926. Halosauridae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean and southwestern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

phalacrus, Halosaurus Vaillant [L. L.] 1888:185, Pl. 15 (fig. 3), 16 (figs. 1-1c) [Expéditions scientifiques du "Travailleur" et du "Talisman"; ref. 4496] Morocco [eastern Atlantic], 1103-2190 meters; Sudan [Red Sea], 1250-1435 m; Azores [northeastern Atlantic], 37°35'N, 29°26'W, depth 1442-2220 meters. Lectotype: MNHN 1885-0382. Paralectotypes: (11) BMNH 1890.6.16.56 [ex MNHN] (1); MNHN 1885-0370 (1), 1885-0385 (1), 1885-0386 (1), 1885-0388 (1), 1885-0398 (2); USNM 42105 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:33 [ref. 19576] with 1885-382 as holotype; that specimen designated lectotype by Eschmeyer 1998:1328 [ref. 23416]; Smith 1994:41 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Aldrovandia phalacra (Vaillant 1888) -- (McDowell 1973:105 [ref. 24539], Harrisson 1973:255 [ref. 7189], Sulak in Whitehead et al. 1986:594 [ref. 13676], Sulak 1986:197 [ref. 5720], Pequeño 1989:27 [ref. 14125], Shcherbachev et al. 1989:169 [ref. 36134], Machida in Amaoka et al. 1990:100 [ref. 16024], Sulak 1990:128 [ref. 19326], Okamura & Takahashi in Okamura et al. 1995:63 [ref. 22531], Santos et al. 1997:17 [ref. 23531], Adam et al. 1998:8 [ref. 23610], Trunov 1999:462 [ref. 24579], Smith 1999:1626 [ref. 24661], Pakhorukov 1999:656 [ref. 24883], Hutchins 2001:18 [ref. 25847], Smith 2003:687 [ref. 26989], Moore et al. 2003:172 [ref. 27076], Mundy 2005:110 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:230 [ref. 28995], Costa & Mincarone 2010:353 [ref. 37483], Shelyagin 2010:512 [ref. 31017], Møller et al. 2010:19 [ref. 31169], Lins Oliveira et al. 2015:37 [ref. 37485], Bañón et al. 2016:303 [ref. 34397], Smith 2016:1598 [ref. 34556], Bañón et al. 2016:482 [ref. 34875], Golani & Fricke 2018:19 [ref. 36273], Carneiro et al. 2019:56 [ref. 37250], Kawai et al. 2020:3 [ref. 37784]). Current status: Valid as Aldrovandia phalacra (Vaillant 1888). Halosauridae. Distribution: Circumglobal in warm to temperate seas (including Red Sea). Habitat: marine.

proboscidea, Halosauropsis Gilbert [C. H.] 1905:612, Pl. 76 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 23 (pt 2) [for 1903]; ref. 1631] Kaiwi Channel, between Molokai and Oahu islands, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 4111, depth 460-470 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 51614. Paratypes: CAS-SU 8565 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:51 [ref. 12291], Smith 1994:40 [ref. 21917]. As Aldrovandia proboscidea on Pl. 76, noted on p. 612 (footnote). •Synonym of Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877) -- (McDowell 1973:100 [ref. 24539], Sulak 1990:126 [ref. 19326], Mundy 2005:109 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Aldrovandia affinis (Günther 1877). Halosauridae. Habitat: marine.

radiatus, Halosaurus Garman [S.] 1899:298, Pls. 60 (figs. 2-2a), 84 (3-6) [Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology v. 24; ref. 1540] 7°09'45"N, 80°50'W, Albatross station 3354; 7°21'N, 79°35'W, station 3394; 7°32'N, 78°36'30"W, station 3396; depth 259-511 fathoms. Syntypes: MCZ 28465 (1), 28466 (1, now 0), 28467 (2); USNM 57890 (1), 153599 [ex MCZ 28466] (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:41 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Halosaurus radiatus Garman 1899 -- (McDowell 1973:56 [ref. 24539], Pequeño 1989:27 [ref. 14125], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:172 [ref. 24555], Robertson et al. 2017:29 [ref. 35676]). Current status: Valid as Halosaurus radiatus Garman 1899. Halosauridae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica to Chile. Habitat: marine.

ridgwayi, Halosauropsis Fowler [H. W.] 1934:265, Fig. 26 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933); ref. 1416] Between Siquijor and Bohol islands, Philippines, 9°22'30"N, 23°42'40"E, Albatross station 5527, depth 392 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 92334. Paratypes: ANSP 128419 [ex USNM 93367] (1), 128420 [ex USNM 93368] (1); USNM 93364-66 (2, 1, 1), 93367 (now 0), 93368 (now 0), 93369 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:112 [ref. 13621], Smith 1994:40 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Halosaurus ridgwayi (Fowler 1934) -- (McDowell 1973:56 [ref. 24539], Smith 1999:1626 [ref. 24661]). Current status: Valid as Halosaurus ridgwayi (Fowler 1934). Halosauridae. Distribution: Philippines. Habitat: marine.

rostratus, Halosaurus Günther [A.] 1878:252? [24] [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 5) v. 2 (nos 7/8/9)(art. 2/22/28); ref. 2010] Mid-Atlantic, 35°29'N, 50°53'W, Challenger station 63, depth 2750 fathoms. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1887.12.7.243. On p. 24 of separate. See also Günther 1887:241, Pl. 59 (fig. D) [ref. 2013]. •Valid as Aldrovandia rostrata (Günther 1878) -- (McDowell 1973:101 [ref. 24539], Sulak 1990:129 [ref. 19326], Okamura & Takahashi in Okamura et al. 1995:63 [ref. 22531], Hutchins 2001:18 [ref. 25847] as cf. rostrata, Smith 2003:687 [ref. 26989], Smith 2016:1598 [ref. 34556], Vieira et al. 2016:[4] [ref. 34869], Carneiro et al. 2019:56 [ref. 37250]). Current status: Valid as Aldrovandia rostrata (Günther 1878). Halosauridae. Distribution: Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

sinensis, Halosaurus Abe [T.] 1974:2, Pl. 1 [Uo (Japanese Society of Ichthyologists) No. 22 (pt 1); ref. 15631] South China Seas, 20°25.7'N - 20°25.2'N, 116°10.5'-116°07.3'E, depth 720-695 meters. Holotype (unique): ZIUT 53061. •Valid as Halosaurus sinensis Abe 1974 -- (Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:584 [ref. 25122], Zhang et al. 2010:378 [ref. 31511]). Current status: Valid as Halosaurus sinensis Abe 1974. Halosauridae. Distribution: Western Pacific: South China Sea. Habitat: marine.

verticalis, Halosauropsis Gilbert [C. H.] 1905:611, Pl. 75 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 23 (pt 2) [for 1903]; ref. 1631] Near Kauai Island, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 4141, depth 437-632 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 51645. Paratypes: CAS-SU 8628 (1), USNM 51674 (2). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:51 [ref. 12291], Smith 1994:40 [ref. 21917]. As Aldrovandia verticalis on Pl. 75, noted on p. 611 (footnote). •Synonym of Aldrovandia phalacra (Vaillant 1888) -- (McDowell 1973:113 [ref. 24539], Sulak 1990:128 [ref. 19326], Mundy 2005:110 [ref. 28379]). Current status: Synonym of Aldrovandia phalacra (Vaillant 1888). Halosauridae. Habitat: marine.