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Species related to Bascanichthys scuticaris: [ 2 ] records


teres, Sphagebranchus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1882:436 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 297); ref. 1840] Western Florida, Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A. Lectotype: USNM 31457. Paralectotypes: USNM 152575 (1), 220010 (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:36-37 [ref. 21917]. Lectotype established (as figured specimen) in caption to Pl. 63, p. 3245, for Bascanichthys scuticaris in Jordan & Evermann 1900 [ref. 2446] but see Smith 1994:36 [ref. 21917] who accepts the designation of Ginsburg 1951:479 [ref. 1804]. •Valid as Sphagebranchus teres Goode & Bean 1882 -- (McCosker 1977:71 [ref. 6836]). •Synonym of Bascanichthys scuticaris (Goode & Bean 1880) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:336 [ref. 13288]). Current status: Synonym of Bascanichthys scuticaris (Goode & Bean 1880). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

scuticaris, Sphagebranchus Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1880:343 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 2 (no. 98); ref. 18135] Cedar Key, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): USNM 23636. Type catalog: Smith 1994:36 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Bascanichthys scuticaris (Goode & Bean 1880) -- (McCosker 1977:71 [ref. 6836], Robins & Ray 1986:61 [ref. 23100], McCosker et al. 1989:336 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:864 [ref. 13285], Boschung 1992:34 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:259 [ref. 23897], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:148 [ref. 27754], McCosker 2003:732 [ref. 26993], Nelson et al. 2004:62 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:62 [ref. 32708], Moreno et al. 2016:13 [ref. 35398]). Current status: Valid as Bascanichthys scuticaris (Goode & Bean 1880). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.