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Species in the family or subfamily Hypnidae: [ 2 ] records


monopterygius, Lophius Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1795:no page number, Pl. 202, 203 [The Naturalist's Miscellany; ref. 4013] Australian Seas. No types known. Hypnos is masculine, so the species is correctly monopterygius. •Valid as Hypnos monopterygium (Shaw 1795) -- (Allen & Swainston 1988:26 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:60 [ref. 12442], Randall et al. 1990:28 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:15 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:154 [ref. 22532], Last & Stevens 1994:372 [ref. 23873], Allen 1997:46 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:18 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:28 [ref. 25919], Compagno & Last 1999:1447 [ref. 24637], Johnson 1999:719 [ref. 25471], Compagno 1999:487 [ref. 25589], Hutchins 2001:15 [ref. 25847], Paxton et al. 2006:165 [ref. 28995], Gomon 2008:103 [ref. 30616]). •Valid as Hypnos monopterygius (Shaw 1795) -- (Weigmann 2016:72 [ref. 34211], Last et al. 2016:183 [ref. 34998], Hoschke et al. 2019:153[ref. 36626]). Current status: Valid as Hypnos monopterygius (Shaw 1795). Hypnidae. Distribution: Australia. Habitat: marine.

subnigrum, Hypnos Duméril [A. H. A.] 1852:279, Pl. 12 [Revue et Magasin de Zoologie (Sér. 2) v. 4; ref. 1148] Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-1230 (2, poor condition). Type catalog: Bertin 1939:82 [ref. 20739], Séret & McEachran 1987:27-28 [ref. 9312]. •Synonym of Hypnos monopterygium (Shaw 1795) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:60 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:155 [ref. 22532], Last & Stevens 1994:373 [ref. 23873], Compagno & Last 1999:1447 [ref. 24637] as monopterygius, Paxton et al. 2006:165 [ref. 28995]). Current status: Synonym of Hypnos monopterygius (Shaw 1795). Hypnidae. Habitat: marine.