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Species in the family or subfamily Hemerocoetidae: [ 31 ] records


acanthorhynchus, Callionymus Forster [J. R.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801:41 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Not available, manuscript name mentioned under account of Callionymus monopterygius. Spelled acanthorhynchos in Valenciennes 1837:311. Based on description in manuscript by Forster (Johann Reinhold Forster, 1729-1798, German explorer and naturalist of Cook's second voyage). •In the synonymy of Hemerocoetes monopterygius (Schneider 1801) -- (Nelson 1979:589 [ref. 6951], Fricke 2002:72 [ref. 26547]). Nomen Nudum. Current status: Synonym of Hemerocoetes monopterygius (Schneider 1801). Hemerocoetidae.

acutirostris, Enigmapercis Parin [N. V.] 1990:7 [74], Fig. 2 [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 30 (no. 1); ref. 20212] Eastern Pacific, 25°01'S, 97°35'w, depth 470-485 meters. Holotype (unique): ZIN 49194. On p. 74 of English translation. Originally as Enigmapercis ?. •Valid as Enigmapercis acutirostris Parin 1990 -- (Pequeño 1997:83 [ref. 23536], Landaeta et al. 2003:695 [ref. 27056]). Current status: Valid as Enigmapercis acutirostris Parin 1990. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

artus, Hemerocoetes Nelson [J. S.] 1979:594, Fig. 1 d [New Zealand Journal of Zoology v. 6; ref. 6951] New Zealand, 45°38.5'S, 171°02'E, depth 219 meters. Holotype: NMNZ P.1748. Paratypes: NMNZ P.1740 (26), P.1749 (4), P.2167 (10), P.5047-48 (1, 1), P.6202-03 (1, 3), P.6205 (3, c&s), P.6206-07 (6, 1). Type catalog: Hardy 1990:12 [ref. 18942]. •Valid as Hemerocoetes artus Nelson 1979 -- (Paulin et al. 1989:217 [ref. 24556], Stewart & Smith 2015:1474 [ref. 34294]). Current status: Valid as Hemerocoetes artus Nelson 1979. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: New Zealand waters. Habitat: marine.

barbatus, Spinapsaron Okamura [O.] & Kishida [S.] 1963:43, Figs. 1-2 [Bulletin of the Misaki Marine Biological Institute, Kyoto University No. 4; ref. 3302] Bungo Channel, off Yamatahama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. Holotype (unique): FAKU 35855. •Valid as Spinapsaron barbatum Okamura & Kishida 1963 -- (Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:290 [ref. 6441], Suzuki & Hosokawa 1994:4 [ref. 24339], Nelson 2001:3516 [ref. 26284]). •Valid as Acanthaphritis barbata (Okamura & Kishida 1963) -- (Suzuki & Nakabo 1996:449 [ref. 22588], Suzuki & Nakabo 1997:3 [ref. 24378] as Acanthaphiritis, Nelson in Randall & Lim 2000:631 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1066 [ref. 25182], Hutchins 2001:40 [ref. 25847], Shinohara et al. 2001:330 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:1066 [ref. 26193], Hoese & Bray 2006:1501 [ref. 29000], Park et al. 2007:137 [ref. 36291], Fricke et al. 2019:250 [ref. 36673], Psomadakis et al. 2020:536 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Acanthaphritis barbata (Okamura & Kishida 1963). Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean, western Pacific: Myanmar; Philippines to Milne Bay and New Ireland (Papua New Guinea), north to southern Japan, south to northern Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

dabfar, Pteropsaron Iwamoto [T.] 2014:252, Figs. 1-3 [The Coral Triangle. The 2011 Hearst Philippine Biodiversity Expedition; ref. 33289] Between Luzon and Mindoro islands, 13.905833°N, 120.35433°E, Philippines, depth 82-86 meters. Holotype: CAS 236400. Paratypes: CAS 236560 (1), 236667 (1). •Valid as Pteropsaron dabfar Iwamoto 2014 -- (Victor & Kumar 2019:77 [ref. 37031]). Current status: Valid as Pteropsaron dabfar Iwamoto 2014. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Philippines. Habitat: marine.

dimorphicum, Dactylopsaron Parin [N. V.] & Belyanina [T. N.] in Parin 1990:9 [77], Fig. 3 [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 30 (no. 1); ref. 20212] Southeastern Pacific, 25°04,8'S, 97°27.7'W, depth 240-260 meters. Holotype: ZIN 49195 (not yet received at ZIN). Paratypes: AMS I.28180-001 (4); IOM uncat. (35, 4, 8); USNM 301298 (15); ZIN 49196 (19); ZMMU P-17949 (25). Type catalog: Vasil'eva et al. 2001:84 [ref. 25714]. On p. 77 of English translation. •Valid as Dactylopsaron dimorphicum Parin 1990 -- (Pequeño 1997:83 [ref. 23536], Landaeta et al. 2003:693 [ref. 27056]). Current status: Valid as Dactylopsaron dimorphicum Parin & Belyanina 1990. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Southeastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

evolans, Pteropsaron Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1902:471, Fig. 2 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 24 (no. 1263); ref. 2513] Sagami Sea, Japan, depth 60 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 50008. Paratypes: (3) CAS-SU 7158 (2). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:90 [ref. 12291]. Types: Shinohara & Williams 2006:561 [ref. 31656] as USNM 50006. •Valid as Pteropsaron evolans Jordan & Snyder 1902 -- (Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:290 [ref. 6441], Senou et al. 1998:2 [ref. 24386], Nakabo 2000:1065 [ref. 25182], Shinohara et al. 2001:330 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:1065 [ref. 26193], Park et al. 2007:136 [ref. 36291], Smith & Johnson 2007:371 [ref. 29143], Iwamoto 2014:259 [ref. 33289], Victor & Kumar 2019:77 [ref. 37031], Sonoyama et al. 2020:97 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Pteropsaron evolans Jordan & Snyder 1902. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Northwestern Pacific: southern Korea and Japan. Habitat: marine.

formosensis, Osopsaron Kao [H.-W.] & Shen [S.-C.] 1985:175, Figs. 1-2 [Journal of Taiwan Museum v. 38 (no. 1); ref. 5229] Tachi harbor [Kueishan Island], northeastern Taiwan. Holotype: TMF [Taiwan Mus.] 00165. Paratypes: TMF 00166 (19). Type catalog: Ho & Shao 2011:51 [ref. 31432]. Genus Osopsaron is neuter; therefore mandatory correction to formosense. •Valid as Pteropsaron formosensis (Kao & Shen 1985) -- (Smith & Johnson 2007:371 [ref. 29143], Victor & Kumar 2019:77 [ref. 37031]). •Valid as Osopsaron formosensis Kao & Shen 1985 -- (Suzuki et al. 1996:2 [ref. 24361], Nakabo 2000:1066 [ref. 25182], Nakabo 2002:1066 [ref. 26193], Ho & Shao 2011:51 [ref. 31432], Fricke et al. 2019:253 [ref. 36673]). •Valid as Osopsaron formosense Kao & Shen 1985. Current status: Valid as Osopsaron formosense Kao & Shen 1985. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Taiwan to southern Japan; New Ireland (Papua New Guinea). Habitat: marine.

fusiforme, Roxasella Fowler [H. W.] 1943:87, Fig. 23 [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 100, v. 14 (pt 2); ref. 1441] Aparri, Cagayan Province, Luzon Island, Philippines. Holotype: USNM 99517. Paratypes: USNM 99518 (1). As Matsubaraea is feminine, the species should be written as Matsubaraea fusiformis (email from David Smith 1/10/2018). •Valid as Matsubaraea fusiforme (Fowler 1943) -- (Matsuura 1991 [ref. 19928], Johnson 1999:745 [ref. 25471], Nakabo 2000:1067 [ref. 25182], Shinohara et al. 2001:330 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:1067 [ref. 26193], Hoese & Bray 2006:1503 [ref. 29000]). •Valid as Matsubaraea fusiformis (Fowler 1943). Current status: Valid as Matsubaraea fusiformis (Fowler 1943). Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

grandisquamis, Acanthaphritis Günther [A.] 1880:43, Pl. 18 (fig. A) [Report on the shore fishes procured during the voyage of H. M. S. Challenger in the years 1873-1876 v. 1 (pt 6); ref. 2011] Kai Islands, Challenger station 192, Indonesia, Banda Sea, depth 129 fathoms. Lectotype: BMNH 1879.5.14.198. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1996.4.31.1 (1). Lectotype selected by Suzuki & Nakabo 1996:447 [ref. 22588]. •Valid as Acanthaphritis grandisquamis Günther 1880 -- (Suzuki & Nakabo 1996:447 [ref. 22588], Nelson in Randall & Lim 2000:631 [ref. 25122], Nelson 2001:3516 [ref. 26284], Fricke et al. 2019:251 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Acanthaphritis grandisquamis Günther 1880. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: eastern Indonesia east to Bougainville and New Ireland (Papua New Guinea), north to South China Sea, south to Woodlark Island (Papua New Guinea). Habitat: marine.

heemstrai, Pteropsaron Nelson [J. S.] 1982:2, Figs. 1-2 [The J.L.B Smith Institute of Ichthyology Special Publication No. 25; ref. 5469] Off Park Rynie, southern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, 30°20'S, 30°44'E. Holotype: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 15926. Paratypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 15927 (1). •Valid as Pteropsaron heemstrai Nelson 1982 -- (Heemstra & Nelson 1986:738 [ref. 6304], Smith & Johnson 2007:372 [ref. 29143], Iwamoto 2014:259 [ref. 33289], Victor & Kumar 2019:77 [ref. 37031]). Current status: Valid as Pteropsaron heemstrai Nelson 1982. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Somalia, South Africa. Habitat: marine.

incisum, Pteropsaron Gilbert [C. H.] 1905:647, Pl. 87 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 23 (pt 2) [for 1903]; ref. 1631] Off Laysan Island, Leeward Islands, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 3957, depth 173-220 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 51621. Paratypes: CAS-SU 20166 (1); USNM 51659 (1), 126132 [ex USBF 1198] (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:90 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Osopsaron incisum (Gilbert 1905) -- (Mundy 2005:458 [ref. 28379]). •Valid as Pteropsaron incisum Gilbert 1905 -- (Pequeño 1989:64 [ref. 14125], Smith & Johnson 2007:372 [ref. 29143], Randall 2007:371 [ref. 30952], Iwamoto 2014:259 [ref. 33289]). Current status: Valid as Pteropsaron incisum Gilbert 1905. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Hawaiian Islands [not Chile]. Habitat: marine.

indicum, Pteropsaron Victor [B. C.] & Kumar [A. B.] 2019:72, Figs. 1-7 [Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation v. 33; ref. 37031] Off Kerala coast, Lakshadweep Sea, India, 8.16°N, 73.4°E, depth about 70 meters. Holotype: ZSI/WGRC IR/VER.3080. Paratypes: UOK FI/305 (1). •Valid as Pteropsaron indicum Victor & Kumar 2019 -- (Psomadakis et al. 2020:537 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Pteropsaron indicum Victor & Kumar 2019. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Northern Indian Ocean: Lakshadweep Sea (Laccadive Sea, southern India); Myanmar. Habitat: marine.

karlik, Osopsaron Parin [N. V.] 1985:358, Fig. 1 [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 31 (no. 4); ref. 6722] Nazca Ridge, eastern South Pacific, 25°48'S, 86°13'W, depth 300 meters. Holotype: ZIN 46748. Paratypes: BPBM 29194 (2); USNM 265048 (2); ZIN 46749-50 (2, 3). •Valid as Osopsaron karlik Parin 1985 -- (Pequeño 1989:64 [ref. 14125], Landaeta et al. 2003:695 [ref. 27056], Smith & Johnson 2007:373 [ref. 29143], Victor & Kumar 2019:77 [ref. 37031]). Current status: Valid as Osopsaron karlik Parin 1985. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Southeastern Pacific: Nazca Ridge. Habitat: marine.

levitoni, Pteropsaron Iwamoto [T.] 2014:255, Figs. 4-6 [The Coral Triangle. The 2011 Hearst Philippine Biodiversity Expedition; ref. 33289] Between Luzon and Mindora islands, 13.905833°N, 120.35433°E, Philippines, depth 82-86 meters. Holotype: CAS 236401. Paratypes: CAS 236399 (6). Plus non--type material: CAS 236402 (1). •Valid as Pteropsaron levitoni Iwamoto 2014 -- (Fricke 2015:4 [ref. 33807], Fricke et al. 2019:253 [ref. 36673], Victor & Kumar 2019:77 [ref. 37031]). Current status: Valid as Pteropsaron levitoni Iwamoto 2014. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Philippines to Papua New Guinea. Habitat: marine.

longipinnis, Pteropsaron Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2012:1158, Figs. 1-5 [Reef fishes of the East Indies.; ref. 31980] Oceanic patch reef east of Point Mangguar, 2°54.652'S, 134°58.744'E, Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua, Indonesia, depth 70 meters. Holotype: MZB 20604. Paratypes:USNM 404236 (5); WAM P.33365-001 (3), P.33404 (1). •Valid as Pteropsaron longipinnis Allen & Erdmann 2012 -- (Victor & Kumar 2019:77 [ref. 37031]). Current status: Valid as Pteropsaron longipinnis Allen & Erdmann 2012. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua, Indonesia Habitat: marine.

macrophthalmus, Hemerocoetes Regan [C. T.] 1914:15 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 13 (no. 73); ref. 3661] Cape North, New Zealand, depth 70 fathoms. Syntypes: BMNH 1913.12.4.35-36 (2). •Valid as Hemerocoetes macrophthalmus Regan 1914 -- (Nelson 1979:596 [ref. 6951], Paulin et al. 1989:217 [ref. 24556], Stewart & Smith 2015:1475 [ref. 34294]). Current status: Valid as Hemerocoetes macrophthalmus Regan 1914. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: New Zealand region. Habitat: marine.

microps, Hemerocoetes Waite [E. R.] 1911:247, Pl. 54 (fig. 2) [Records of the Canterbury Museum v. 1 (no. 3); ref. 14826] Southwestern coast New Zealand. Syntypes: (several) CMC F1626 (1). Type catalog: Freeman & Tunnicliffe 1997:9 [ref. 22860]. •Synonym of Hemerocoetes monopterygius (Schneider 1801) -- (Nelson 1979:589 [ref. 6951] with a holotype). Current status: Synonym of Hemerocoetes monopterygius (Schneider 1801). Hemerocoetidae. Habitat: marine.

monopterygius, Callionymus Schneider [J. G.] in Bloch & Schneider 1801:41 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] Near New Zealand [Pickersgill Harbour, Dusky Sound, South Island, New Zealand]. No types known. Name attributable to Schneider, description taken from Forster manuscript (reproduced in Lichtenstein 1844:117-118 [ref. 17531] as "Callionymus acanthorhynchus"). •Valid as Hemerocoetes monopterygius (Schneider 1801) -- (Nelson 1979:589 [ref. 6951], Paulin et al. 1989:217 [ref. 24556], Paulin & Roberts 1992:125 [ref. 24625], Fricke 2002:72 [ref. 26547] with author as Forster, Stewart & Smith 2015:1476 [ref. 34294]). Current status: Valid as Hemerocoetes monopterygius (Schneider 1801). Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: New Zealand region. Habitat: marine.

morelandi, Hemerocoetes Nelson [J. S.] 1979:591, Fig. 1 b [New Zealand Journal of Zoology v. 6; ref. 6951] New Zealand, 50°52'S, 166°42'E, depth 139 meters. Holotype: NMNZ P.5043. Paratypes: NMNZ P.1406 (1), P.2168 (7), P.2868 (1), P.6173 (1), P.6174 (3, c&s), P.6175-77 (2, 1, 1). Type catalog: Hardy 1990:12 [ref. 18942]. •Valid as Hemerocoetes morelandi Nelson 1979 -- (Paulin et al. 1989:217 [ref. 24556], Stewart & Smith 2015:1477 [ref. 34294]). Current status: Valid as Hemerocoetes morelandi Nelson 1979. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: New Zealand region. Habitat: marine.

natalensis, Osopsaron Nelson [J. S.] 1982:4, Figs. 3-4 [The J.L.B Smith Institute of Ichthyology Special Publication No. 25; ref. 5469] Off Kosi Bay, northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean. Holotype: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 11779. Paratypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 15062 (2). •Valid as Osopsaron natalensis Nelson 1982 -- (Heemstra & Nelson 1986:738 [ref. 6304]). •Valid as Pteropsaron natalensis (Nelson 1982) -- (Smith & Johnson 2007:374 [ref. 29143], Iwamoto 2014:259 [ref. 33289], Victor & Kumar 2019:77 [ref. 37031]). Current status: Valid as Pteropsaron natalensis (Nelson 1982). Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Somalia to South Africa. Habitat: marine.

neocaledonicus, Pteropsaron Fourmanoir [P.] & Rivaton [J.] 1979:419, Fig. 11 [Cahiers de l'Indo-Pacifique v. 1 (no. 4); ref. 8833] South of Isle of Pines, southwestern Pacific. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1978-0688. •Valid as Pteropsaron neocaledonicus Fourmanoir & Rivaton 1979 -- (Nelson 2001:3516 [ref. 26284], Smith & Johnson 2007:374 [ref. 29143], Fricke et al. 2015:9 [ref. 33930]). Current status: Valid as Pteropsaron neocaledonicus Fourmanoir & Rivaton 1979. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

obtusa, Squamicreedia Rendahl [H.] 1921:20, Fig. 5-6 [Kongliga Vetenskaps-Academiens Handlingar, Stockholm v. 61 (no. 9); ref. 3700] 45 nautical miles west-southwest of Cape Jaubert, northwestern Australia, depth 72 feet. Holotype (unique): NRM 10283. •Valid as Squamicreedia obtusa Rendahl 1921 -- (Allen & Swainston 1988:108 [ref. 25477] as obtusata, Allen 1997:174 [ref. 23977], Larson & Williams 1997:366 [ref. 23967], Hutchins 2001:40 [ref. 25847], Nelson 2001:3516 [ref. 26284], Hoese & Bray 2006:1504 [ref. 29000], Larson et al. 2013:175 [ref. 32988]). Current status: Valid as Squamicreedia obtusa Rendahl 1921. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Northwestern Australia. Habitat: marine.

ozawai, Branchiopsaron McKay [R. J.] 1971:41, Fig. 1 [Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia v. 54 (pt 2); ref. 2954] Indian Ocean off northwestern Australia, 17°17'00"S, 119°57'00"E, depth 350 meters. Holotype: WAM P.19153-001. Paratypes: WAM P.19152-001 (1), P.19154-001 through P.19158-001 (5). Type catalog: Hutchins & Smith 1991:35 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:38 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Branchiopsaron ozawai McKay 1971 -- (Hutchins 2001:40 [ref. 25847]). •Valid as Acanthaphritis ozawai (McKay 1971) -- (Suzuki & Nakabo 1996:450 [ref. 22588], Hoese & Bray 2006:1501 [ref. 29000], Prokofiev 2015:223 [ref. 33926]). Current status: Valid as Acanthaphritis ozawai (McKay 1971). Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Australia: Western Australia and Tarawa Atoll, Gilbert Islands. Habitat: marine.

pauciradiatus, Hemerocoetes Regan [C. T.] 1914:15 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 13 (no. 73); ref. 3661] Cape North, New Zealand, depth 70 fathoms. Syntypes: BMNH 1913.12.4.33-34 (2). •Valid as Hemerocoetes pauciradiatus Regan 1914 -- (Nelson 1979:593 [ref. 6951], Paulin et al. 1989:217 [ref. 24556], Stewart & Smith 2015:1478 [ref. 34294]). Current status: Valid as Hemerocoetes pauciradiatus Regan 1914. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: New Zealand region. Habitat: marine.

reducta, Enigmapercis Whitley [G. P.] 1936:19 [Proceedings of the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales v. for 1935-36; ref. 7315] Off Long Reef, Collaroy, New South Wales, Australia, depth 14 fathoms. Holotype (unique): AMS IA.7024. •Valid as Enigmapercis reducta Whitley 1936 -- (Kuiter 1993:316 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:714 [ref. 22532], Hutchins 2001:40 [ref. 25847], Nelson 2001:3516 [ref. 26284], Hoese & Bray 2006:1503 [ref. 29000], Johnson 2008:676 [ref. 30656]). Current status: Valid as Enigmapercis reducta Whitley 1936. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Australia: New South Wales to Tasmania and to Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

setouchiensis, Matsubaraea Taki [I.] 1953:202, Figs. 1-6, Pl. 1 (figs. 2-3) [Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University Series B Division 1 (Zoology) v. 14; ref. 4314] Takamatsu fish market, Kagawa Prefecture, Inland Sea of Japan. Holotype (unique): ZIHU?. •Valid as Matsubaraea setouchinesis Taki 1953 -- (Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:290 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Matsubaraea fusiforme (Fowler 1943) -- (Matsuura 1991:61 [ref. 19928], Hoese & Bray 2006:1504 [ref. 29000]). •Synonym of Matsubaraea fusiformis (Fowler 1943). Current status: Synonym of Matsubaraea fusiformis (Fowler 1943). Hemerocoetidae. Habitat: marine.

springeri, Pteropsaron Smith [D. G.] & Johnson [G. D.] 2007:365, Figs. 1B, 2-5 [Copeia 2007 (no. 2); ref. 29143] East of Bais, 9°36'58"N, 123°10'05"E, Negros Island, Philippines, depth 0-56 meters. Holotype: USNM 367912. Paratypes: AMS I.21918-036 (1); BPBM 34996 (2); USNM 288848 (1), 288849 (1), 288850 (10), 368827 (1, c&s); WAM P.29714-003 (1). Type catalog: Not treated by Moore et al. 2008 [ref. 30117]. •Valid as Pteropsaron springeri Smith & Johnson 2007 -- (Allen & Erdmann 2012:759 [ref. 31980], Victor & Kumar 2019:77 [ref. 37031]). Current status: Valid as Pteropsaron springeri Smith & Johnson 2007. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indo-West Pacific: Indonesia, Philippines and Palau. Habitat: marine.

unoorum, Acanthaphritis Suzuki [T.] & Nakabo [T.] 1996:452, Fig. 5 [Ichthyological Research v. 43 (no. 4); ref. 22588] Off Hamasaka, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, 35°40'17"N, 134°22'20"E to 35°41'30"N, 134°30'38"E, depth about 100 meters. Holotype: FAKU 61500. Paratypes: BSKU 22919-20 (1, 1), 22922 (1), 22924-27 (1 ea.), 22929-39 (1 ea), 30271-73 (1 ea.), 42959 (1), 42990-93 (1 ea.), 45049 (1), 81513 (1); FAKU 61501-02 (1, 1), 62976-78 (1, 1, 1), 63082 (1); OMNH-P 4520-27 (1 ea.), 4528-30 (1 ea., c&s); YCM-P 25099 (1), 25100 (1). Type catalog: Shibata et al. 2011:17 [ref. 31469]. •Valid as Acanthaphritis unoorum Suzuki & Nakabo 1996 -- (Suzuki & Nakabo 1997:2 [ref. 24378] as Acanthaphiritis, Nelson in Randall & Lim 2000:631 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1066 [ref. 25182] as uroorum, Shinohara et al. 2001:330 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:1066 [ref. 26193] as uroorum, Shibata et al. 2011:17 [ref. 31469] as uroorum, Heo et al. 2019:68 [ref. 36546], Fricke et al. 2019:251 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Acanthaphritis unoorum Suzuki & Nakabo 1996. Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Philippines south to Morobe, New Britain, New Ireland and Bougainville (Papua New Guinea), north to southern Korea and southern Japan. Habitat: marine.

verecundum, Pteropsaron Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1902:472, Fig. 3 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 24 (no. 1263); ref. 2513] Suruga Bay, Japan. Holotype (unique): USNM 50009. •Valid as Osopsaron verecundum (Jordan & Snyder 1902) -- (Okamura in Masuda et al. 1984:290 [ref. 6441], Nakabo 2000:1065 [ref. 25182], Shinohara et al. 2001:330 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:1065 [ref. 26193], Shinohara et al. 2005:437 [ref. 28370], Smith & Johnson 2007:375 [ref. 29143]). •Valid as Pteropsaron verecundum Jordan & Snyder 1902 -- (Victor & Kumar 2019:77 [ref. 37031]). Current status: Valid as Osopsaron verecundum (Jordan & Snyder 1902). Hemerocoetidae. Distribution: Western North Pacific: southern Japan. Habitat: marine.

waitei, Hemerocoetes Regan [C. T.] 1914:18 [British Antarctic ('Terra Nova') expedition v. 1 (no. 1); ref. 3659] Stations between Foveaux Strait and Pegasus Bay, New Zealand; 20 to 67 fathoms (stomach contents). Syntypes: (several) ?AMS I.10866 (1), CMC (?). Based on Hemerocoetes acanthorhynchus of Waite 1911, p. 245, Pl. 54 (fig. 1) [ref. 14826]. •Synonym of Hemerocoetes macrophthalmus Regan 1914 -- (Nelson 1979:596 [ref. 6951] with a holotype). Current status: Synonym of Hemerocoetes macrophthalmus Regan 1914. Hemerocoetidae. Habitat: marine.