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Species in the genus Echiophis: [ 7 ] records


brunneus, Notophtophis Castro-Aguirre [J. L.] & Suárez de los Cobos [S.] 1983:114, Figs. 1-2 [Anales de la Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, México v. 27; ref. 5313] La Condesa beach, Acapulco Bay, Guerrero, Mexico. Holotype (unique): ENCB-IPN 5139. Type catalog: Guzmán 2011:170 [ref. 32186]. •Valid as Echiophis brunneus (Castro-Aguirre & Suárez de los Cobos 1983) -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:52 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:44 [ref. 23101], McCosker & Rosenblatt in Fischer et al. 1995:1334 [ref. 22830] Echiopsis by mistake, McCosker & Randall 2001:3 [ref. 25635], Ruiz-Campos & Castro-Aguirre 2002:24 [ref. 37374], Nelson et al. 2004:62 [ref. 27807], Guzmán 2011:170 [ref. 32186], Page et al. 2013:62 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Echiophis brunneus (Castro-Aguirre & Suárez de los Cobos 1983). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California (Sonora and Sinaloa, Mexico) south to Guerrero (Mexico) Habitat: marine.

caudomaculatus, Leptocephalus Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1902:87, Figs. 5, 5a-b [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 21 (1901); ref. 11071] 20 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, U.S.A., 34°57'00"N, 75°43'30"W, Albatross station 2597. Syntypes: USNM 49758-59 (2, 2). Type catalog: Smith 1994:30 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of [young of] Echiophis intertinctus (Richardson 1848) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:359 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:830 [ref. 13285], McCosker & Randall 2001:3 [ref. 25635]). Current status: Synonym of Echiophis intertinctus (Richardson 1848). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

creutzbergi, Mystriophis Cadenat [J.] 1956:857, Fig. 1 [Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire (Sér A) Sciences Naturelles v. 18 (no. 3); ref. 12184] Coastal zone, Freetown, Sierra Leone. Holotype: BMNH 1956.11.26.1 [ex IFAN 54-699]. Paratypes: MNHN B-1634 (1), MNHN 1974-0159 [ex IFAN 55-4912] (1), 1974-0196 [ex IFAN 55-4913] (1). Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:109 [ref. 20810]. •Synonym of Echiophis intertinctus (Richardson 1848) -- (McCosker 1977:77 [ref. 6836]). •Valid as Echiophis creutzbergi (Cadenat 1956) -- (Leiby 1990:183 [ref. 13652], Reiner 2019:68 [ref. 38139]). •Synonym of Echiophis punctifer (Kaup 1859) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:362 [ref. 13288], Bauchot et al. 1993:109 [ref. 20810], McCosker & Randall 2001:3 [ref. 25635]). Current status: Synonym of Echiophis punctifer (Kaup 1859). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

intertinctus, Ophisurus Richardson [J.] 1848:102 [Ichthyology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus & Terror v. 2 (2); ref. 3740] West Indies. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1982.5.7.4. •Valid as Echiophis intertinctus (Richardson 1848) -- (McCosker 1977:76 [ref. 6836], Robins & Ray 1986:64 [ref. 23100], McCosker et al. 1989:359 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:830 [ref. 13285], Cervigón 1991:61 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:34 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:372 [ref. 23827], Grove & Lavenberg 1997:172 [ref. 24023], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:263 [ref. 23897], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:149 [ref. 27754], McCosker & Randall 2001:3 [ref. 25635], McCosker 2003:732 [ref. 26993], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:34 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:62 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:62 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Echiophis intertinctus (Richardson 1848). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

mordax, Conger Poey [F.] 1860:319 [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 3499] Cuba. Holotype (unique): MCZ 9220. Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:174 [ref. 22926]. •Valid as Echiophis mordax (Poey 1860) -- (McCosker 1977:77 [ref. 6836], Robins & Ray 1986:64 [ref. 23100], McCosker 2003:732 [ref. 26993]). •Mention -- (McCosker & Randall 2001:3 [ref. 25635]). •Synonym of Echiophis punctifer (Kaup 1859) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:362 [ref. 13288], Cervigón 1992:372 [ref. 23827] with question). Current status: Synonym of Echiophis punctifer (Kaup 1859). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic (if valid). Habitat: marine.

punctifer, Crotalopsis Kaup [J. J.] 1859:13, Pl. 1 (fig. 3) [Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Naturwissenschaften herausgegeben von dem Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein in Hamburg v. 4 (no. 2); ref. 2586] Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. Holotype (unique): ZMH 392. •Valid as Echiophis punctifer (Kaup 1859) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:64 [ref. 23100], McCosker et al. 1989:362 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:831 [ref. 13285], Cervigón 1991:62 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:34 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:372 [ref. 23827], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:264 [ref. 23897], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221], McCosker & Randall 2001:3 [ref. 25635], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:34 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:62 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:62 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:25 [ref. 33341], Lins Oliveira et al. 2015:48 [ref. 37485], McCosker 2016:1664 [ref. 34558]). Current status: Valid as Echiophis punctifer (Kaup 1859). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico south to southern Brazil; eastern Atlantic: including São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: marine.

schneideri, Ophichthys Steindachner [F.] 1879:184 [66] [Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 80 (nos 1-2); ref. 4229] Brazil. Holotype (unique): NMW 65096. On p. 66 of separate. •Synonym of Echiophis punctifer (Kaup 1859) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:362 [ref. 13288]). •Mention -- (McCosker & Randall 2001:3 [ref. 25635]). Current status: Synonym of Echiophis punctifer (Kaup 1859). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.