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Species in the genus Leiuranus: [ 8 ] records


cinctus, Sphagebranchus Tanaka [S.] 1908:4, Pl. 1 (figs. 4a-b) [Journal of the College of Science. Imperial University, Tokyo v. 23 (art. 13); ref. 4321] Yaeyama, Ishigaki Island, Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. Syntypes: ZUMT 1547 (1, the described spec.). •Synonym of Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1809) -- (Emily Stump, from J. E. McCosker, Jan. 14, 2013). Current status: Synonym of Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

cyclorhinus, Ophichthus Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1934:466, Fig. [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 13 (no. 76); ref. 16423] Low Isles, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1933.8.12.13. •Possibly a synonym of Elapsopis versicolor (Richardson 1848) -- (McCosker 1977:77 [ref. 6836]). •Valid as Elapsopis cyclorhinus (Fraser-Brunner 1934) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:116 [ref. 12442], Smith & McCosker 1999:1668 [ref. 24715]). •Synonym of Leiuranus versicolor (Richardson 1848) -- (McCosker et al. 2006:269 [ref. 29006], Hibino et al. 2019:146 [ref. 37351]). Current status: Synonym of Leiuranus versicolor (Richardson 1848). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

lacepedii, Leiuranus Bleeker [P.] 1852:36 [Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. v. 25 (art. 5); ref. 339] Sibogha, western Sumatra, Indonesia. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. •Synonym of Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839) -- (McCosker 1977:77 [ref. 6836]). Current status: Synonym of Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

phoenixensis, Machaerenchelys Schultz [L. P.] 1943:16, Pl. 1; Fig. 2c [Bulletin of the United States National Museum No. 180; ref. 3957] Lagoon of Canton Island, Phoenix Islands. Holotype (unique): USNM 115940. Type catalog: Smith 1994:31 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839). Current status: Synonym of Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

semicinctus, Ophisurus Lay [G. T.] & Bennett [E. T.] 1839:66, Pl. 20 (fig. 4) [The zoology of Captain Beechey's voyage; ref. 2730] Oahu? [Hawaiian Islands, central Pacific]. Holotype (unique): Royal College of Surgeons (whereabouts unknown). Lectotype as the figured specimen in Lay & Bennett, Pl. 20 (fig. 4) designated by Fricke 1999:63 [ref. 24106], but if there was only one type, then the lectotype designation is invalid. •Valid as Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839) -- (McCosker 1977:78 [ref. 6836], Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:30 [ref. 6441], McCosker & Castle 1986:180 [ref. 5690], Allen & Swainston 1988:34 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:117 [ref. 12442], Winterbottom et al. 1989:12 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:45 [ref. 15987], Francis 1993:157 [ref. 25479], Allen 1997:56 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:45 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:57 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:62 [ref. 24106], Smith & McCosker 1999:1668 [ref. 24715], Randall 1999:6 [ref. 25829], Allen 2000:84 [ref. 37268], Nakabo 2000:221 [ref. 25086], McCosker in Randall & Lim 2000:586 [ref. 25122], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:117 [ref. 25191], Randall & Earle 2000:8 [ref. 25806], Hutchins 2001:17 [ref. 25847], McCosker 2002:26 [ref. 25848], Nakabo 2002:221 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:24 [ref. 26830], Myers & Donaldson 2003:612 [ref. 27495], Randall et al. 2004:6 [ref. 27624], Tang & Zhang 2004:21 [ref. 27889], Heemstra et al. 2004:3316 [ref. 27945], Randall 2005:31 [ref. 28239], Mundy 2005:133 [ref. 28379], McCosker et al. 2006:269 [ref. 29006], Randall 2007:66 [ref. 30952], Fricke et al. 2009:19 [ref. 30213], Motomura et al. 2010:74 [ref. 31256], Zhang et al. 2010:365 [ref. 31511] with second author as 'Bennet', Fricke et al. 2011:352 [ref. 31342], Allen & Erdmann 2012:105 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:26 [ref. 32988], Fricke et al. 2014:22 [ref. 33932], McCosker 2014:339 [ref. 33288], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:4 [ref. 33988], Ho et al. 2015:168 [ref. 34130], Fricke et al. 2018:44 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:24 [ref. 36883]). Current status: Valid as Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa, East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar and Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia, New Caledonia and Lord Howe Island. Habitat: marine.

vanderbilti, Machaerenchelys Fowler [H. W.] 1938:85, Pl. 7 (fig. 14) [Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia No. 2; ref. 1428] Takaroa Island, Tuamotu Islands. Holotype: ANSP 68367. Paratypes: ANSP 68369-70 (2), 68371 (1); USNM 119702 [ex ANSP 68368] (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:134 [ref. 13621], Smith 1994:31 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839) -- (McCosker 1977:77 [ref. 6836]). Current status: Synonym of Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

versicolor, Ophisurus Richardson [J.] 1848:103 [Ichthyology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus & Terror v. 2 (2); ref. 3740] Molucca Islands [Maluku], Indonesia. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1982.5.7.7. •Valid as Elapsopis versicolor (Richardson 1848) -- (McCosker 1977:77 [ref. 6836], Paxton et al. 1989:116 [ref. 12442], Myers 1999:56 [ref. 23965], Smith & McCosker 1999:1668 [ref. 24715], Allen & Adrim 2003:24 [ref. 26830]). •Valid as Leiuranus versicolor (Richardson 1848) -- (Francis 1993:157 [ref. 25479], McCosker et al. 2006:269 [ref. 29006], Allen & Erdmann 2012:106 [ref. 31980], Allen & Erdmann 2012:106 [ref. 31980], McCosker 2014:339 [ref. 33288], Hibino et al. 2019:146 [ref. 37351]). Current status: Valid as Leiuranus versicolor (Richardson 1848). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Indonesia east to Philippines and Papua New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to Great Barrier Reef (Queensland, Australia). Habitat: marine.

vimineus, Ophisurus Richardson [J.] 1845:no p., Pl. 52 (fig. 16) [Ichthyology.--Part 2. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Sulphur; ref. 20574] China. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1848.3.18.3. Available from plate. Text in Richardson 1845:107 [ref. 20275] as Ophisurus? (Sphagebranchus?) vimineus. •Synonym of Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839) -- (McCosker 1977:77 [ref. 6836]). Current status: Synonym of Leiuranus semicinctus (Lay & Bennett 1839). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.