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Species in the genus Lepophidium: [ 25 ] records


aporrhox, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.] 1961:218, Figs. 5-6 [Copeia 1961 (no. 2); ref. 3785] Northern South America, about 110 miles northeast of Paramaribo, 7°18'N, 54°08'W, Oregon station 2016, depth 50 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 195853. Paratypes: FMNH 64503 (1), 64510 (3 of 4); UF 202302 [ex UMML 2302] (1); USNM 195852 (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:51 [ref. 12367] without catalog numbers. •Valid as Lepophidium aporrhox Robins 1961 -- (Cervigón 1991:170 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:375 [ref. 23827], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:35 [ref. 24448], Nielsen & Robins 2003:968 [ref. 27008], Garrido-Linares & Acero P. 2006:292, 297 [ref. 28946], Robins et al. 2012:37[ref. 32161]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium aporrhox Robins 1961. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Honduras, northern South America to Trinidad and French Guiana. Habitat: marine.

brevibarbe, Ophidium Cuvier [G.] 1829:359 [Le Règne Animal (Edition 2) v. 2; ref. 995] Brazil. Syntypes: MNHN 0000-5772 (2). •Valid as Lepophidium brevibarbe (Cuvier 1829) -- (Arai in Uyeno et al. 1983:226 [ref. 14275], Robins & Ray 1986:98 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:75 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:375 [ref. 23827], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:716 [ref. 23897], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:35, 36 [ref. 24448], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:59 [ref. 27192], Nielsen & Robins 2003:971 [ref. 27008], Moore et al. 2003:207 [ref. 27076], Smith et al. 2003:11 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:91 [ref. 27807], Garrido-Linares & Acero P. 2006:292, 297 [ref. 28946], Mincarone et al. 2008:52 [ref. 29626], García-Hernández et al. 2009:91 [ref. 37265], Robins et al. 2012:5 [ref. 32161] with a holotype on p. 48, Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708], Lins Oliveira et al. 2015:112 [ref. 37485]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium brevibarbe (Cuvier 1829). Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: southeastern U.S.A. south to Brazil, including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.

cervinum, Leptophidium Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1885:422 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 8 (no. 533); ref. 14448] South of Nantucket Island (northeastern USA), Fish Hawk Sta. 941, depth 138 meters. Holotype: USNM 28764. Paratypes: USNM 28955 (1), 32653 (1), 37235 (1), 37236 (8, not found in 1986), 274258 [ex 28764] (now 5), 317888 [ex 28764] (1, osteol. prep.). •Valid as Lepophidium cervinum Goode & Bean 1885 -- (Nielsen 1973:553 [ref. 6885], Robins & Ray 1986:98 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:305 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:135 [ref. 14674]). •Synonym of Lepophidium profundorum (Gill 1863) -- (Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:35 [ref. 24448], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:152 [ref. 27754], Robins et al. 2012:9 [ref. 32161]). Current status: Synonym of Lepophidium profundorum (Gill 1863). Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Habitat: marine.

collettei, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.], Robins [R. H.] & Brown [M. E.] 2012:13, Fig. 6 [Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History v. 52 (no. 1); ref. 32161] Western Caribbean, 4°52'N, 51°49'W, Oregon sta. 17620-21, depth 37 meters. Holotype: USNM 405909. Paratypes: many at CAS, UF and USNM. •Valid as Lepophidium collettei Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Current status: Valid as Lepophidium collettei Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: between Trinidad and Venezuela and Guianas to Brazil. Habitat: marine.

crossotum, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.], Robins [R. H.] & Brown [M. E.] 2012:28, Fig. 18 [Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History v. 52 (no. 1); ref. 32161] Panama (Atlantic) 24°23'-24'N, 82°56'-57'W, Gerda sta. 572, depth 146 meters. Holotype: UF 217430. Paratypes: many at FMNH, GMBL, MCZ, UF, USNM and VIMS. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Lepophidium crossotum Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Current status: Valid as Lepophidium crossotum Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: southeastern USA, eastern and central Gulf of Mexico. Habitat: marine.

cultratum, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.], Robins [R. H.] & Brown [M. E.] 2012:26, Fig. 17 [Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History v. 52 (no. 1); ref. 32161] Panama (Atlanic), 9°18'N, 80°22'W, Oregon sta. 3590, depth 229 meters. Holotype: UF 211765. Paratypes: many at FMNH, UF and USNM. •Valid as Lepophidium cultratum Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Current status: Valid as Lepophidium cultratum Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: off Honduras and Nicaragua, Panama and along the northern coast of South America to French Guiana. Habitat: marine.

entomelan, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.], Robins [R. H.] & Brown [M. E.] 2012:24, Fig. 15 [Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History v. 52 (no. 1); ref. 32161] Northern Gulf of Mexico, 29°13'N, 88°11'W, Oregon sta. 4583, depth 183 meters. Holotype: UF 214242. Paratypes: many at FMNH, GMBL, TU and UF. Plus non-type specimens. •Valid as Lepophidium entomelan Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Current status: Valid as Lepophidium entomelan Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: southeastern USA, Gulf of Mexico and off Yucatan (Mexico) to Nicaragua. Habitat: marine.

gilmorei, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.], Robins [R. H.] & Brown [M. E.] 2012:39, Fig. 30 [Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History v. 52 (no. 1); ref. 32161] Grenada, off Halifax Harbor, 12°06.61'N, 61°45.91'W, depth 125 meters. Holotype: UF 182220. Paratypes: KU 34001 (1); UF uncat. (1), 38459 (1), 233173 (2); UAIC 10889.50 (1). •Valid as Lepophidium gilmorei Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Current status: Valid as Lepophidium gilmorei Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: (few localities) southeastern USA (South Carolina), northern Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas, Venezuela and Grenada. Habitat: marine.

graellsi, Ophidium Poey [F.] 1861:425 [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 3499] Havana, Cuba. Holotype (unique): MCZ 12440. Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:218 [ref. 22926]. Originally graëllsi. •Synonym of Lepophidium brevibarbe (Cuvier 1829) -- (Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:35 [ref. 24448], Nielsen & Robins 2003:971 [ref. 27008], Robins et al. 2012:5 [ref. 32161]). Current status: Synonym of Lepophidium brevibarbe (Cuvier 1829). Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Habitat: marine.

hubbsi, Lepophidium microlepis Robins [C. R.] & Lea [R. N.] 1978:721 [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 28 (no. 4); ref. 9013] 10 miles southwest of Isla del Caño, Costa Rica, depth 142 meters. Holotype: LACM 35772-1 [ex UCR 328-3]. Paratypes: GCRL 13965 (6); UCR 328-3 (4), 682-3 (1); UF 232229 [ex UMML 32229] (1), 232882 [ex UMML 32882] (1); UP 807 (2). Additional material: GCRL 13972 (1). Type catalog: Angulo et al. 2015:377 [ref. 35212]. •Synonym of Lepophidium microlepis (Gilbert 1890), but a valid subspecies as described -- (Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:36 [ref. 24448]). •Valid as Lepophidium hubbsi Robins & Lea 1978 -- (Robins et al. 2012:35 [ref. 32161]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium hubbsi Robins & Lea 1978. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: northern California (USA) to Costa Rica. Habitat: marine.

inca, Lepophidium microlepis Robins [C. R.] & Lea [R. N.] 1978:722 [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 28 (no. 4); ref. 9013] Northern Peru, 5°02'S, 81°24'W, Anton Bruun cruise 16, station 627A, depth 195-316 meters. Holotype: USNM 216345. Paratypes: CAS 33808 (10); IMARPE 1199 (1); LACM 35562-1 (10); UF 232871 [ex UMML 32871] (5); USNM 216346 (22). •Synonym of Lepophidium microlepis (Gilbert 1890), but a valid subspecies as described -- (Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:36 [ref. 24448]). •Valid as :epophidium inca Robins & Lea 1978 -- (Robins et al. 2012:35 [ref. 32161]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium inca Robins & Lea 1978. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: northern Peru. Habitat: marine.

jeannae, Lepophidium Fowler [H. W.] 1941:103, Figs. 16-17 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 93; ref. 13237] Main channel south of Key West, Florida, U.S.A., depth 19 fathoms. Holotype (unique): ANSP 69724. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:134 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Lepophidium jeannae Fowler 1941 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:98 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:76 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:717 [ref. 23897], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:35 [ref. 24448], Nielsen & Robins 2003:968 [ref. 27008], Nelson et al. 2004:91 [ref. 27807], Garrido-Linares & Acero P. 2006:292 [ref. 28946], Robins et al. 2012:14 [ref. 32161], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium jeannae Fowler 1941. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: North Carolina (U.S.A.) and Gulf of Mexico. Habitat: marine.

kallion, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.] 1959:1, Fig. 1 [Breviora No. 104; ref. 12017] Off Barbados, West Indies, Blake sta. 291, depth 200 fathoms. Holotype: MCZ 28057A. Paratypes: MCZ 28057B (1, not found). •Valid as Lepophidium kallion Robins 1959 -- (Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:35 [ref. 24448], Claro et al. 2000:21 [ref. 26458], Nielsen & Robins 2003:968 [ref. 27008] with date is 1960, Garrido-Linares & Acero P. 2006:292 [ref. 28946], Robins et al. 2012:19 [ref. 32161]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium kallion Robins 1959. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Bahamas to Cuba, Antilles to Barbados. Habitat: marine.

marmoratum, Leptophidium Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1885:423 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 8 (no. 533); ref. 14448] Gulf Stream off western Cuba, 23°10'39"N, 82°20'21"W, Albatross station 2350, depth 213 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 37237. Paratypes: (2). Type catalog: Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:10 [ref. 35177]. •Valid as Sirembo marmoratum (Goode & Bean 1885) -- (Nielsen in Randall & Lim 2000:596 [ref. 25122]). •Valid as Lepophidium marmoratum (Goode & Bean 1885) -- (Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:35 [ref. 24448], Nielsen & Robins 2003:968 [ref. 27008], Garrido-Linares & Acero P. 2006:292 [ref. 28946], Robins et al. 2012:21 [ref. 32161], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708], Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:10 [ref. 35177]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium marmoratum (Goode & Bean 1885). Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Bahamas and Cuba, Greater Antilles and in the western Caribbean. Habitat: marine.

microlepis, Leptophidium Gilbert [C. H.] 1890:109 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 13 (no. 797); ref. 1623] Off Baja California, Mexico, Albatross station 3015 and 3016, depths 145 and 76 fathoms. Lectotype: USNM 44390. Paralectotypes: CAS-SU 219 (5). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:102 [ref. 12291]. Lectotype selected by Robins 1962:495 [ref. 31289]; other syntypes are L. negropinna according to him. •Valid as Lepophidium microlepis (Gilbert 1890) -- (Bussing & López S. 1994:74 [ref. 23101], Lea in Fischer et al. 1995:1345 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:245 [ref. 24545], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:227 [ref. 24555], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:36 [ref. 24448], Nelson et al. 2004:91 [ref. 27807], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:198 [ref. 28944], Robins et al. 2012:33 [ref. 32161], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium microlepis (Gilbert 1890). Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: outer Baja Caliornia and Gulf of California, Mexico. Habitat: marine.

negropinna, Lepophidium Hildebrand [S. F.] & Barton [O.] 1949:28, Fig. 8 [Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections v. 111 (no. 10); ref. 13015] Talará, Peru. Holotype (unique): USNM 144256. •Valid as Lepophidium negropinna Hildebrand & Barton 1949 -- (Pequeño 1989:48 [ref. 14125] as nigropinna, Bussing & López S. 1994:74 [ref. 23101], Lea in Fischer et al. 1995:1345 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:245 [ref. 24545], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:228 [ref. 24555], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:36, 37 [ref. 24448], Nelson et al. 2004:91 [ref. 27807], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:198 [ref. 28944], Robins et al. 2012:7 [ref. 32161], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium negropinna Hildebrand & Barton 1949. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: outer Baja California and Gulf of California to Peru. Habitat: marine.

pardale, Leptophidium Gilbert [C. H.] 1890:108 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 13 (no. 797); ref. 1623] Off Baja California, Mexico, 28°28'N, 112°04'30"W, Albatross station 3014, depth 29 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 44382. •Valid as Lepophidium pardale (Gilbert 1890) -- (Bussing & López S. 1994:74 [ref. 23101], Lea in Fischer et al. 1995:1346 [ref. 22830], Lea 1997:964 [ref. 22978], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:245 [ref. 24545], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:227 [ref. 24555], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:36 [ref. 24448], Nelson et al. 2004:91 [ref. 27807], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:198 [ref. 28944], Robins et al. 2012:18 [ref. 32161], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium pardale (Gilbert 1890). Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Baja California and Gulf of California south to Peru, including (?) Galápagos Islands. Habitat: marine.

pheromystax, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.] 1960:84, Figs. 1-2 [Bulletin of Marine Science of the Gulf and Caribbean v. 10 (no. 1); ref. 11942] Off Guiana coast, 7°55'N, 57°25'W, Oregon station 2001, depth 50 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 185737. Paratypes: ANSP 89346-47 (1, 2); FMNH 64499 (5), 64501-02 (1, 1), 64513-14 (5, 6), 64519 (1); MCZ 40422 (3); UF 203990 [ex UMML 3990] (4), 205049 [ex UMML 5049] (4), 205052 [ex UMML 5052] (3); UMMZ 177299 (4); USNM 185738-41 (1 ea.), 185742-43 (6, 1). Additional material: ANSP 89348 (1); FNHM 64515 (1); UF 205050-51 [ex UMML 5050-51] (3, 1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:135 [ref. 13621], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:51 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Lepophidium pheromystax Robins 1960 -- (Arai in Uyeno et al. 1983:225 [ref. 14275], Cervigón 1991:169 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:375 [ref. 23827], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:718 [ref. 23897], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:35 [ref. 24448], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:59 [ref. 27192], Nielsen & Robins 2003:968 [ref. 27008], Nelson et al. 2004:91 [ref. 27807], Dennis et al. 2004:72 [ref. 31601], Garrido-Linares & Acero P. 2006:292, 297 [ref. 28946], Mincarone et al. 2008:52 [ref. 29626], Robins et al. 2012:16 [ref. 32161], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium pheromystax Robins 1960. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: southwestern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil, also Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands. Habitat: marine.

profundorum, Leptophidium Gill [T. N.] 1863:211 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 15; ref. 1683] Gulf Stream off Florida, U.S.A., depth 30 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 6472. •Valid as Lepophidium profundorum (Gill 1863) -- (Arai in Uyeno et al. 1983:224 [ref. 14275], Cervigón 1991:168 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:76 [ref. 23239], Fahay 1992:808 [ref. 19885], Cervigón 1992:375 [ref. 23827], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:719 [ref. 23897], Aguilera 1998:47 [ref. 24221], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:36 [ref. 24448], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:152 [ref. 27754], Collette & Klein-MacPhee in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:208 [ref. 26158], Nielsen & Robins 2003:968 [ref. 27008], Moore et al. 2003:207 [ref. 27076], Nelson et al. 2004:91 [ref. 27807], Garrido-Linares & Acero P. 2006:292, 297 [ref. 28946], Fine et al. 2007:953 [ref. 29824], Nguyen et al. 2008:1 [ref. 29833], Robins et al. 2012:9 [ref. 32161], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708], González-Murcia et al. 2019:292 [ref. 36544]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium profundorum (Gill 1863). Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Georges Bank (Canada/USA) to Florida, eastern Gulf of Mexico to Yucatan, Mexico. Habitat: marine.

prorates, Leptophidium Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.] 1890:172 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 12 (no. 770); ref. 2433] Panama (Pacific), 8°47'00"N, 79°29'30"W, depth 14 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 41149. Paratypes: CAS-SU 445 (2), USNM 41247 (2). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:102 [ref. 12291]. •Valid as Lepophidium prorates (Jordan & Bollman 1890) -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:74 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:74 [ref. 23101], Lea in Fischer et al. 1995:1346 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:246 [ref. 24545], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:227 [ref. 24555], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:36 [ref. 24448], González-Acosta & De la Cruz-Agüero 1999:40 [ref. 24505], Nelson et al. 2004:91 [ref. 27807], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:198 [ref. 28944], Robins et al. 2012:7 [ref. 32161], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium prorates (Jordan & Bollman 1890). Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California and outer Baja California to Peru. Habitat: marine.

robustum, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.], Robins [R. H.] & Brown [M. E.] 2012:38, Fig. 29 [Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History v. 52 (no. 1); ref. 32161] Panama (Atlantic), 9°02'N, 81°26'W, Oregon sta. 33595, depth 186 meters. Holotype: UF 234453. Paratypes: UF 233172 (1), 234460 (1 c&s), 234488 (1), 234496 (3), 234499 (2). •Valid as Lepophidium robustum Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Current status: Valid as Lepophidium robustum Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Panama, Colombia and northwestt of Trinidad. Habitat: marine.

staurophor, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.] 1959:360, Figs. 1 a & g, 2 [Bulletin of Marine Science of the Gulf and Caribbean v. 8 (no. 4) [for 1958]; ref. 12108] Western Caribbean Sea, 16°39'N, 81°43'W, Oregon station 1878, depth 125 fathoms. Holotype: FMNH 64383. Paratypes: FMNH 64384 (1), UF 202349 [ex UMML 2349] (1), USNM 185695 (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:51 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Lepophidium staurophor Robins 1959 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:98 [ref. 23100], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:720 [ref. 23897], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:36 [ref. 24448], Nielsen & Robins 2003:968 [ref. 27008], Nelson et al. 2004:91 [ref. 27807], Garrido-Linares & Acero P. 2006:292 [ref. 28946], Robins et al. 2012:11 [ref. 32161], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium staurophor Robins 1959. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Off Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico) and off Nicaragua and Honduras. Habitat: marine.

stigmatistium, Leptophidium Gilbert [C. H.] 1890:109 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 13 (no. 797); ref. 1623] Gulf of California, Mexico, 24°30'15"N, 110°29'W, Albatross station 2996, depth 112 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 44389. •Valid as Lepophidium stigmatistium (Gilbert 1890) -- (Lea in Fischer et al. 1995:1346 [ref. 22830], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:245 [ref. 24545], Robins in Nielsen et al. 1999:36 [ref. 24448], Nelson et al. 2004:91 [ref. 27807], Robins et al. 2012:32 [ref. 32161], Page et al. 2013:94 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Lepophidium stigmatistium (Gilbert 1890). Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: outer coast of Baja California and Gulf of California, Mexico. Habitat: marine.

wileyi, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.], Robins [R. H.] & Brown [M. E.] 2012:30, Fig. 21 [Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History v. 52 (no. 1); ref. 32161] Northeast of Cuba, 20°52'N, 73°20'W, Oregon sta. 10852, depth 329 meters. Holotype: UF 229501. Paratypes: many at FMNH, GMBL, UF and USNM. •Valid as Lepophidium wileyi Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Current status: Valid as Lepophidium wileyi Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Western edge of the Bahamas, Cuba, Gulf of Mexico, off Nicaragua and Honduras, Antilles and northern South America to Trinidad (scattered localities). Habitat: marine.

zophochir, Lepophidium Robins [C. R.], Robins [R. H.] & Brown [M. E.] 2012:21, Fig. 13 [Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History v. 52 (no. 1); ref. 32161] Cuba, 9°39'N, 59°47'W, Oregon sta. 1986, depth 182 meters. Holotype: UF 182222. Paratypes: many at FMNH, UF and USNM. •Valid as Lepophidium zophochir Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Current status: Valid as Lepophidium zophochir Robins, Robins & Brown 2012. Ophidiidae: Ophidiinae. Distribution: Northern coast of South America: Colombia to the Guianas. Habitat: marine.