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


albomaculata, Poecilopsetta Norman [J. R.] 1939:101, Fig. 32 [Scientific Reports, John Murray Expedition v. 7 (no. 1); ref. 6556] Maldives, Indian Ocean, station 153, depth 256-293 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1939.5.24.1774-1776 (130-mm spec.). Paratypes: BMNH 1939.5.24.1774-1776 (2 of 3). •Valid as Poecilopsetta albomaculata Norman 1939 -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Quéro et al. 1988:328 [ref. 12837], Cervigón 1996:69 [ref. 24489], Adam et al. 1998:15 [ref. 23610], Hoshino 2000:98 [ref. 24485], Hoshino et al. 2000:268 [ref. 24804], Hoshino et al. 2001:80 [ref. 25689], Evseenko 2004:16 [ref. 27606], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta albomaculata Norman 1939. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

albomarginata, Poecilopsetta Reid [E. D.] 1934:10, Pl. 1 [Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections v. 91 (no. 15); ref. 16454] Tobago Island, West Indies, Caroline station 100, 18°38'45" to 18°40'15"N, 64°52'45" to 64°50"15'W, depth 100-300 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 93303. Paratypes: USNM 93304 (2), BMNH 1935.1.26.1 [ex USNM] (1) •Valid as Poecilopsetta albomarginata Reid 1934 -- (Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:106 [ref. 27192]). •Synonym of Poecilopsetta inermis (Breder 1927) -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Hoshino 2000:95 [ref. 24485], Guibord & Chapleau 2001:1081 [ref. 25825], Evseenko 2004:17 [ref. 27606]). Current status: Synonym of Poecilopsetta inermis (Breder 1927). Poecilopsettidae. Habitat: marine.

beanii, Limanda Goode [G. B.] 1881:473 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 3 (no. 177); ref. 1833] Off New Jersey, U.S.A., 39°57'N, 70°57'30"W, Fish Hawk station 875, depth 126 fathoms and 39°57'N, 70°56'W, station 876, depth 120 fathoms. Lectotype: USNM 26102. Paralectotypes: USNM 26102 (1 of 2). Lectotype established (as figured specimen) in caption to Pl. 378, p. 3311 in Jordan & Evermann 1900 [ref. 2446] if figured specimen is identifiable. •Valid as Poecilopsetta beanii (Goode 1881) -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Boschung 1992:177 [ref. 23239] as beani, Cervigón 1996:70 [ref. 24489] as beani, Evseenko 1996:730 [ref. 24666], Evseenko 1998:60 [ref. 23643], Hoshino 2000:95 [ref. 24485], Uyeda & Sasaki 2001:417 [ref. 25795], Moore et al. 2003:232 [ref. 27076], Munroe 2003:1924 [ref. 27118], Evseenko 2004:16 [ref. 27606], Nelson et al. 2004:182 [ref. 27807], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:862 [ref. 28815], Nielsen & Casey 2008:182 [ref. 29992], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791], Page et al. 2013:187 [ref. 32708], Bañón et al. 2020:[2] [ref. 37645]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta beanii (Goode 1881). Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Newfoundland (Canada) south to the Guianas, including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea; eastern Atlantic: Porcupine Bank (southwest of Ireland) and south of Ireland. Habitat: marine.

bicolorata, Poecilopsetta von Bonde [C.] 1922:14, Pl. 5 (fig. 2) [Report Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey, Union of South Africa Rep. 2 (art. 1); ref. 520] KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, Pickle stations 110 and 115, depth 70-222 fathoms. Syntypes: (several) BMNH 1922.3.27.5-6. •Valid as Marleyella bicolorata (von Bonde 1922) -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Heemstra 1986:863 [ref. 5660], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S122 [ref. 27377], Evseenko 2004:15 [ref. 27606], Zajonz et al. 2019:101 [ref. 36871], Psomadakis et al. 2020:593 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Marleyella bicolorata (von Bonde 1922). Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean: South Africa; Socotra; Myanmar. Habitat: marine.

chui, Nematops Fowler [H. W.] 1934:338, Fig. 93 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933); ref. 1416] China Sea, off southern Luzon Island, Philippines, Albatross station D.5110, depth 135 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 93087. •Valid as Nematops chui Fowler 1934 -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Sakamoto 1993:102 [ref. 22476], Hensley 2001:3871 [ref. 26313], Evseenko 2004:16 [ref. 27606]). •Synonym of Nematops macrochirus Norman 1931 -- (Guibord & Chapleau 2004:262 [ref. 27976], Amaoka et al. 2006:223 [ref. 28779]). Current status: Synonym of Nematops macrochirus Norman 1931. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

colorata, Poecilopsetta Günther [A.] 1880:48, Pl. 22 (fig. B) [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. Holotype: BMNH 1879.5.14.97. •Valid as Poecilopsetta colorata Günther 1880 -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Quéro et al. 1988:329 [ref. 12837], Li & Wang 1995:262 [ref. 16193], Hoshino 2000:98 [ref. 24485], Hoshino et al. 2000:268 [ref. 24804], Hensley 2001:3872 [ref. 26313], Hoshino et al. 2001:80 [ref. 25689], Uyeda & Sasaki 2001:417 [ref. 25795], Guibord & Chapleau 2001:1081 [ref. 25825], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S122 [ref. 27377], Evseenko 2004:16 [ref. 27606], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], Hoese & Bray 2006:1835 [ref. 29000], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791], Chen et al. 2016:1 [ref. 34791], Fricke et al. 2018:368 [ref. 35805], Psomadakis et al. 2020:593 [ref. 37272]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta colorata Günther 1880. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Madagascar; India and Myanmar east to Philippines. Habitat: marine.

dorsialta, Poecilopsetta Guibord [A.-C.] & Chapleau [F.] 2001:1081, Fig. 1 [Copeia 2001 (no. 4); ref. 25825] Lusaran Point, between Panay and Guimaras, Philippines, 10°33'30"N, 122°26'E, Albatross station 5421, depth 250 meters. Holotype: USNM 150696. Paratypes: USNM 138008 (1), 138013 (1), 138015 (2), 363487 (1), 361865 [ex USNM 138005] (1). •Valid as Poecilopsetta dorsialta Guibord & Chapleau 2001 -- (Evseenko 2004:17 [ref. 27606], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791], Fricke et al. 2019:316 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta dorsialta Guibord & Chapleau 2001. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Philippines to Papua New Guinea. Habitat: marine.

grandisquama, Nematops Weber [M.] & de Beaufort [L. F.] 1929:134, Fig. 32 [Fishes Indo-Australian Archipelago v. 5; ref. 16063] St. Nikolas Bay, Bali, Indonesia, depth 108-162 meters. Syntypes: BMNH 1933.2.18.16 [ex ZMA] (1); ZMA 112647 (4). Type catalog: Nijssen et al. 1982:106 [ref. 19236]. Specific name is an undeclinable noun. •Valid as Nematops grandisquama Weber & de Beaufort 1929 -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Sakamoto 1993:102 [ref. 22476], Hensley 2001:3871 [ref. 26313], Guibord & Chapleau 2002:135 [ref. 26820], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S122 [ref. 27377], Evseenko 2004:16 [ref. 27606], Guibord & Chapleau 2004:262 [ref. 27976] as grandisquamus, Amaoka et al. 2006:223 [ref. 28779] as grandisquamus, Voronina & Evseenko 2008:494 [ref. 29815] as grandisquamus). Current status: Valid as Nematops grandisquama Weber & de Beaufort 1929. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Bali and possibly southwestern coast of India. Habitat: marine.

hawaiiensis, Poecilopsetta Gilbert [C. H.] 1905:679, Pl. 95 [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 23 (pt 2) [for 1903]; ref. 1631] Pailolo Channel, between Molokai Island and Maui Island, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 3810 [or 3858], depth 128-138 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 51638. Paratypes: BMNH 1931.8.19.7 [ex USNM] (1); CAS-SU 8639 (4); USNM 51690 (orig. 9, now 8), 227796 [ex Iowa Mus. 18963] (1), 231811 [ex Iowa Mus. 18959-62] (4). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:142 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Poecilopsetta hawaiiensis Gilbert 1905 -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Quéro et al. 1988:329 [ref. 12837], Hoshino 2000:98 [ref. 24485], Hoshino et al. 2000:268 [ref. 24804], Hoshino et al. 2001:80 [ref. 25689], Uyeda & Sasaki 2001:417 [ref. 25795], Guibord & Chapleau 2001:1081 [ref. 25825], Evseenko 2004:17 [ref. 27606], Mundy 2005:520 [ref. 28379], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], Randall 2007:464 [ref. 30952], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta hawaiiensis Gilbert 1905. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Central Pacific: Hawaiian Ridge and Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.

inermis, Paralimanda Breder [C. M., Jr.] 1927:87, Fig. 36 [Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection Yale University v. 1 (art. 1); ref. 635] North of Glovers Reef, Belize, depth 484 fathoms. Holotype (unique): YPM 516. Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:24 [ref. 16741]. •Valid as Poecilopsetta inermis (Breder 1927) -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Hoshino 2000:95 [ref. 24485], Uyeda & Sasaki 2001:417 [ref. 25795], Guibord & Chapleau 2001:1081 [ref. 25825], Munroe 2003:1924 [ref. 27118], Evseenko 2004:17 [ref. 27606], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:863 [ref. 28815], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791], Klautau et al. 2020:8 [ref. 37903]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta inermis (Breder 1927). Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

macrocephala, Poecilopsetta Hoshino [K.], Amaoka [K.] & Last [P. R.] 2001:73-81, Figs. 1-3 [Species Diversity v. 6; ref. 25689] Off northwestern Australia, 18°46'S, 116°19'E, depth 555 meters. Holotype: CSIRO H 5213-01. Paratypes: CSIRO H 5213-02 (2), H 5214-01 (1), H 5215-01 (1); HUMZ 164274-75 (1, 1). •Valid as Poecilopsetta macrocephala Hoshino, Amaoka & Last 2001 -- (Evseenko 2004:17 [ref. 27606], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], Hoese & Bray 2006:1835 [ref. 29000], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta macrocephala Hoshino, Amaoka & Last 2001. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean: off northwestern Australia. Habitat: marine.

macrochirus, Nematops Norman [J. R.] 1931:421, Fig. 1 [Treubia, Buitenzorg v. 13; ref. 16316] Bali Strait, Indonesia, 8°29'S, 114°40'E, depth 200 meters. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1931.7.23.1. Record on occurrence of this species from Saint Helena Island in the Atlantic Ocean is erroneus -- Evseenko 2004:16 [ref. 27606]. •Valid as Nematops macrochirus Norman 1931 -- (Edwards & Glass 1987:667 [ref. 9166] from Saint Helena but locality possibly in error, Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Sakamoto 1993:99 [ref. 22476], Hensley 2001:3871 [ref. 26313], Evseenko 2004:16 [ref. 27606], Guibord & Chapleau 2002:136 [ref. 26820], Guibord & Chapleau 2004:262 [ref. 27976], Amaoka et al. 2006:223 [ref. 28779], Hoese & Bray 2006:1834 [ref. 29000], Voronina & Evseenko 2008:494 [ref. 29815], Brown et al. 2019:184 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Nematops macrochirus Norman 1931. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Western Pacific and southeastern Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

maculosa, Poecilopsetta Alcock [A. W.] 1894:130 [16], Pl. 7 (fig. 1) [Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 63 (pt 2); ref. 90] Bay of Bengal, 13°51'12"N, 80°28'12"E, Investigator station 162, depth 145-250 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ZSI F13732. Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:158 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:45 [ref. 22148], Talwar 1977:638 [ref. 26599]. On p. 16 of separate. Figured in Alcock 1895: Pl. 15 (fig. 1) [ref. 20532]. •Synonym of Poecilopsetta colorata Günther 1880 -- (Guibord & Chapleau 2001:1081 [ref. 25825], Evseenko 2004:17 [ref. 27606]). Current status: Synonym of Poecilopsetta colorata Günther 1880. Poecilopsettidae. Habitat: marine.

maldivensis, Marleyella Norman [J. R.] 1939:103, Fig. 34 [Scientific Reports, John Murray Expedition v. 7 (no. 1); ref. 6556] Maldives, Indian Ocean, 229 meters. Holotype: BMNH 1939.5.24.1797-1798 (132-mm spec.). Paratypes: BMNH 1939.5.24.1797-1798 (1, not the 132-mm spec.). •Valid as Marleyella maldivensis Norman 1939 -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Adam et al. 1998:15 [ref. 23610] as maldiviensis, Evseenko 2004:15 [ref. 27606]). Current status: Valid as Marleyella maldivensis Norman 1939. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

megalepis, Poecilopsetta Fowler [H. W.] 1934:340, Fig. 94 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933); ref. 1416] Balayan Bay and Verde Island Passage, 13°52'22"N, 120°46'22"E, Philippines, Albatross station D.5117, depth 118 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 93094. Paratypes: USNM 93094 (1), 93571-78 (1, 1, 3, 2, 3, 1, 1, 1). •Valid as Poecilopsetta megalepis Fowler 1934 -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Quéro et al. 1988:328 [ref. 12837], Li & Wang 1995:267 [ref. 16193], Hoshino 2000:98 [ref. 24485], Hoshino et al. 2000:268 [ref. 24804], Amaoka in Randall & Lim 2000:645 [ref. 25122], Hensley 2001:3873 [ref. 26313], Hoshino et al. 2001:80 [ref. 25689], Guibord & Chapleau 2001:1081 [ref. 25825]). •Synonym of Poecilopsetta plinthus (Jordan & Starks 1904) -- (Guibord & Chapleau 2002:136 [ref. 26820], Evseenko 2004:17 [ref. 27606]). Current status: Synonym of Poecilopsetta plinthus (Jordan & Starks 1904). Poecilopsettidae. Habitat: marine.

microstoma, Nematops Günther [A.] 1880:57, Pl. 24 (fig. C) [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] Outside Nares harbor, Admiralty Islands, depth 152 fathoms. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1879.5.14.91. •Valid as Nematops microstoma Günther 1880 -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Sakamoto 1993:102 [ref. 22476], Hensley 2001:3872 [ref. 26313], Evseenko 2004:16 [ref. 27606], Amaoka et al. 2006:223 [ref. 28779], Hoese & Bray 2006:1835 [ref. 29000], Voronina & Evseenko 2008:493 [ref. 29815], Larson et al. 2013:225 [ref. 32988]). Current status: Valid as Nematops microstoma Günther 1880. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Western Pacific and southeastern Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

multiradiata, Poecilopsetta Kawai [T.], Amaoka [K.] & Séret [B.] 2010:194, Fig. 1 [Ichthyological Research v. 57 (no. 2); ref. 30791] Off New Caledonia, 18°55'12"S, 163°24'13"E, depth 452-420 meters. Holotype: MNHN 2008-2205. Paratypes: MNHN 1994-0814 (1), 2008-2206 through 2209 (1, 1, 1, 1); NMNZ P.045941 [ex NSMT-P 41512] (1); NSMT-P 41513 (1). •Valid as Poecilopsetta multiradiata Kawai, Amaoka & Séret 2010. Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta multiradiata Kawai, Amaoka & Séret 2010. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Southwestern Pacific: New Zealand and New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

nanosquama, Nematops Amaoka [K.], Kawai [T.] & Séret [B.] 2006:223, Figs. 2-4 [Ichthyological Research v. 53 (no. 3); ref. 28779] Off Hiva Oa, Marquesas Islands, 9°44'S, 138°51'W, depth 310-320 meters. Holotype: MNHN 2000-4397. Paratypes: HUMZ 191937 (1)MNHN 2000-4400 (6), 2000-4403 (2). •Valid as Nematops nanosquama Amaoka, Kawai & Séret 2006 -- (Voronina & Evseenko 2008:494 [ref. 29815]). Current status: Valid as Nematops nanosquama Amaoka, Kawai & Séret 2006. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Marquesas Islands. Habitat: marine.

natalensis, Poecilopsetta Norman [J. R.] 1931:426 [Treubia, Buitenzorg v. 13; ref. 16316] Off KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 188 fathoms. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1922.3.27.7. •Valid as Poecilopsetta natalensis Norman 1931 -- (Amaoka in Okamura et al. 1982:301, 408 [ref. 8256], Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Heemstra 1986:864 [ref. 5660], Quéro et al. 1988:322 [ref. 12837], Li & Wang 1995:266 [ref. 16193], Adam et al. 1998:15 [ref. 23610], Fricke 1999:572 [ref. 24106], Hoshino 2000:98 [ref. 24485], Hoshino et al. 2000:268 [ref. 24804], Amaoka in Randall & Lim 2000:645 [ref. 25122], Hensley 2001:3873 [ref. 26313], Hoshino et al. 2001:80 [ref. 25689], Guibord & Chapleau 2001:1081 [ref. 25825], Evseenko 2004:17 [ref. 27606], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], Hoese & Bray 2006:1835 [ref. 29000], Fricke et al. 2009:114 [ref. 30213], Ho et al. 2009:11 [ref. 31461], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791], Chen et al. 2016:4 [ref. 34791], Fricke et al. 2018:368 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta natalensis Norman 1931. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: East Africa, South Africa, Madagascar and Réunion (western Mascarenes) east to Maldives, questionably Taiwan (western North Pacific). Habitat: marine.

normani, Poecilopsetta Foroshchuk [V. P.] & Fedorov [V. V.] 1992:11, Fig. [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 32 (no. 2); ref. 20776] Saya de Malha Bank, 11°12'S, 62°16.4'E, depth 255-270 meters. Holotype: ZIN 49132. Paratypes: MNHN 2019-0041 (1, ex ZIN 49133); ZIN 49133-35 (3 now 2, 1, 1). Non-type material: ZIN 49136-41 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 3), 49750 (2). Type catalog: Voronina & Volkova 2019:277 [ref. 37075]. On p. 38 of English translation. •Valid as Poecilopsetta normani Foroshchuk & Fedorov 1992 -- (Hoshino 2000:98 [ref. 24485], Hoshino et al. 2000:268 [ref. 24804], Hoshino et al. 2001:80 [ref. 25689], Evseenko 2004:17 [ref. 27606], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta normani Foroshchuk & Fedorov 1992. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Saya de Malha Bank endemic. Habitat: marine.

pectoralis, Poecilopsetta Kawai [T.] & Amaoka [K.] 2006:264, Fig. 1 [Ichthyological Research v. 53 (no. 3); ref. 28777] New Caledonia, 20°06.7'S. 163°50.3'E, depth 550 meters. Holotype: MNHN 2005-0285. Paratypes: HUMZ 191936 (1); MNHN 2005-0286 (1), 2005-0287 (1). •Valid as Poecilopsetta pectoralis Kawai & Amaoka 2006 -- (Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta pectoralis Kawai & Amaoka 2006. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.

plinthus, Alaeops Jordan [D. S.] & Starks [E. C.] 1904:623, Pl. 5 (fig. 2) [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 22 [1902]; ref. 2526] Suruga Bay, Japan, Albatross station 3708, depth 60-70 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 51406. Paratypes: CAS-SU 8389 (6); USNM 51408 (1), 51413 (6). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:140-141 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Poecilopsetta plinthus (Jordan & Starks 1904) -- (Amaoka in Okamura et al. 1982:301, 408 [ref. 8256], Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Sakamoto in Masuda et al. 1984:353 [ref. 6441], Matsuura in Okamura et al. 1985:621, 740 [ref. 8056], Quéro et al. 1988:328 [ref. 12837], Lindberg & Fedorov 1993:177 [ref. 21500], Li & Wang 1995:265 [ref. 16193], Evseenko 1996:730 [ref. 24666], Evseenko 1998:60 [ref. 23643], Hoshino 2000:98 [ref. 24485], Hoshino et al. 2000:268 [ref. 24804], Amaoka in Randall & Lim 2000:645 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1380 [ref. 25182], Hensley 2001:3873 [ref. 26313], Hoshino et al. 2001:80 [ref. 25689], Uyeda & Sasaki 2001:415 [ref. 25795], Guibord & Chapleau 2001:1081 [ref. 25825], Shinohara et al. 2001:336 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:1380 [ref. 26193], Choi et al. 2003:432, 686 [ref. 26218], Guibord & Chapleau 2002:135 [ref. 26820], Evseenko 2004:17 [ref. 27606], Shinohara et al. 2005:443 [ref. 28370], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], Hoese & Bray 2006:1835 [ref. 29000], Ho et al. 2009:11 [ref. 31461], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791], Shinohara et al. 2011:58 [ref. 31715], Ohashi & Motomura 2011:101 [ref. 32413], Shinohara et al. 2014:278 [ref. 33330], Sonoyama et al. 2020:122 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta plinthus (Jordan & Starks 1904). Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Northwestern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

praelonga, Poecilopsetta Alcock [A. W.] 1894:130 [16], Pl. 7 (fig. 2) [Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 63 (pt 2); ref. 90] Off Colombo, Sri Lanka, Investigator station 151, depth 142-400 fathoms, or southwest of Sri Lanka, station 204, depth 180-217 fathoms. Syntypes: ZSI F13733 -34 (2). Not ZSI F61/1 (1). Type catalog: Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:45 [ref. 22148], Talwar 1977:638 [ref. 26599] On p. 16 of separate. Figured in Alcock 1895: Pl. 15 (fig. 2) [ref. 20532]. •Valid as Poecilopsetta praelonga Alcock 1894 -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Quéro et al. 1988:329 [ref. 12837], Li & Wang 1995:264 [ref. 16193], Evseenko 1996:727 [ref. 24666], Hoshino 2000:98 [ref. 24485], Hoshino et al. 2000:263 [ref. 24804], Amaoka in Randall & Lim 2000:645 [ref. 25122], Hensley 2001:3874 [ref. 26313], Hoshino et al. 2001:80 [ref. 25689], Uyeda & Sasaki 2001:417 [ref. 25795], Guibord & Chapleau 2001:1081 [ref. 25825], Hutchins 2001:46 [ref. 25847], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S122 [ref. 27377], Evseenko 2004:17 [ref. 27606], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], Hoese & Bray 2006:1836 [ref. 29000], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791], Chen et al. 2016:4 [ref. 34791]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta praelonga Alcock 1894. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: marine.

umbrarum, Boopsetta Alcock [A. W.] 1896:305 [5] [Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 65 (pt 2, No. 3); ref. 91] Off Colombo, Sri Lanka, Investigator station 204, depth 180-217 fathoms. Holotype: ZSI F 61/1. Type catalog: Talwar 1977:638 [ref. 26599]. On p. 5 of separate. Figured in Alcock 1897: Pl. 17 (fig. 5) [ref. 20533]. •Synonym of Poecilopsetta praelonga Alcock 1894 -- (Guibord & Chapleau 2001:1081 [ref. 25825], Evseenko 2004:18 [ref. 27606]). Current status: Synonym of Poecilopsetta praelonga Alcock 1894. Poecilopsettidae. Habitat: marine.

vaynei, Poecilopsetta Quéro [J.-C.], Hensley [D. A.] & Maugé [A. L.] 1988:326, Fig. 3 [Cybium v. 12 (no. 4); ref. 12837] Madagascar, 25°02.7'S, 47°05.8'E, depth 65-70 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1986-0653. Paratypes: MNHN 1986-0652 (1). Type catalog: Desoutter et al. 2001:313 [ref. 25922], Fricke et al. 2018:369 [ref. 35805]. •Valid as Poecilopsetta vaynei Quéro, Hensley & Maugé 1988 -- (Hoshino 2000:98 [ref. 24485], Hoshino et al. 2000:268 [ref. 24804], Hoshino et al. 2001:80 [ref. 25689], Evseenko 2004:18 [ref. 27606], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791], Fricke et al. 2018:368 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta vaynei Quéro, Hensley & Maugé 1988. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Comoros and Madagascar. Habitat: marine.

zanzibarensis, Poecilopsetta Norman [J. R.] 1939:102, Fig. 33 [Scientific Reports, John Murray Expedition v. 7 (no. 1); ref. 6556] Near Zanzibar, Tanzania, western Indian Ocean, station 106, depth 183-194 meters. Holotype: BMNH (130 - spec. from sta. 106). Paratypes (incl. holotype): (23) BMNH 1939.5.24.1777-1784 (8?), 1939.5.24.1785-1792 (8?), 1939.5.24.1793 (1); MNHN 1976-0404 [ex BMNH] (1, poor condition); USNM 109506 [ex BMNH] (1). Type catalog: Desoutter et al. 2001:314 [ref. 25922]. •Valid as Poecilopsetta zanzibarensis Norman 1939 -- (Sakamoto 1984:210 [ref. 5273], Quéro et al. 1988:329 [ref. 12837], Hoshino 2000:98 [ref. 24485], Hoshino et al. 2000:268 [ref. 24804], Hoshino et al. 2001:80 [ref. 25689], Guibord & Chapleau 2001:1085 [ref. 25825], Evseenko 2004:18 [ref. 27606], Kawai & Amaoka 2006:266 [ref. 28777], Kawai at al. 2010:196 [ref. 30791]). Current status: Valid as Poecilopsetta zanzibarensis Norman 1939. Poecilopsettidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.