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Species in the genus Lonchopisthus: [ 8 ] records


ancistrus, Lonchopisthus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Walsh [S. J.] 2017:70, Figs. 2A, 3, 6A, 25, 27, 31 [Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation v. 28; ref. 35628] USA, eastern Gulf of Mexico off Florida, Desoto Canyon, 26°25.2'N, 84°15'W, depth 183 meters. Holotype: ANSP 139314 (formerly USA 5526). Paratypes: AMNH, ANSP, FMNH, GCRL, UF, USNM. •Valid as Lonchopisthus ancistrus Smith-Vaniz & Walsh 2017 -- (Page et al. 2023:159 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Lonchopisthus ancistrus Smith-Vaniz & Walsh 2017. Opistognathidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico off Florida and Honduras. Habitat: marine.

higmani, Lonchopisthus Mead [G. W.] 1959:104, Fig. 41 [Natuurwetenschappelijke Studiekring voor Surinam v. 2 (no. 5); ref. 12009] Suriname, 6°41'30"N, 54°16'W, depth 24 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 158983. Paratypes: ANSP 80988 (1), FMNH 64343 (1), RMNH 21653 (1), CAS-SU 50186 (1), USNM 158984 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:135 [ref. 13621], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:53 [ref. 12367]. •Valid as Lonchopisthus higmani Mead 1959 -- (Shimizu in Uyeno et al. 1983:401 [ref. 14275], Cervigón 1994:12 [ref. 24488], Smith-Vaniz 1997:1075 [ref. 22985], Aguilera 1998:52 [ref. 24221], Smith-Vaniz 2003:1378 [ref. 27083], Smith-Vaniz & Walsh 2017:82 [ref. 35628], Carvalho-Filho in Marceniuk et al. 2021:264 [ref. 38945], Carvalho-Filho 2023:218 [ref. 40480]). Current status: Valid as Lonchopisthus higmani Mead 1959. Opistognathidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Honduras south to Pará (Brazil), including southern Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.

lemur, Lonchistium Myers [G. S.] 1935:3, Fig. 1 [Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections v. 91 (no. 23); ref. 3111] Off Punta Boca Juana, Puerto Rico, 18°31'30"N, 66°14'55"W, depth 150 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 93459. •Valid as Lonchopisthus lemur (Myers 1935) -- (Cervigón 1994:13 [ref. 24488], Smith-Vaniz 1997:1075 [ref. 22985], Smith-Vaniz 2003:1378 [ref. 27083], Smith-Vaniz & Walsh 2017:73 [ref. 35628], Carvalho-Filho 2023:218 [ref. 40480], Page et al. 2023:159 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Lonchopisthus lemur (Myers 1935). Opistognathidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Bahamas south to Venezuela, including Caribbean Sea; Rio de Janeiro south to Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). Habitat: marine.

lindneri, Lonchopisthus Ginsburg [I.] 1942:366 [Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences v. 32 (no. 12); ref. 13203] Gulf of Mexico off Padre Island, 27°13.5'N, 96°40'W, depth 42 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 119874. Paratypes: USNM 119878 (1), YPM 3968 (1). Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:23 [ref. 16741] as linderi. •Valid as Lonchopisthus lindneri Ginsburg 1942 -- (Castro-Aguirre & Villavicencio-Garayzar 1988:115 [ref. 17648]). •Synonym of Lonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey 1860) -- (Smith-Vaniz 1997:1075 [ref. 22985], Smith-Vaniz & Walsh 2017:76 [ref. 35628]). Current status: Synonym of Lonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey 1860). Opistognathidae. Habitat: marine.

meadi, Lonchopisthus Menezes [N. A.] & Figueiredo [J. L. de] 1971:198, Fig. 1 [Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo v. 24 (no. 15); ref. 21985] Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 32°12'S, 50°12'W, depth 149 meters. Holotype: MZUSP 8014. Paratypes: MZUSP 8015-17 (3), 8018-19 (2), 8020 (1). 8021-29 (9). •Valid as Lonchopisthus meadi Menezes & Figueiredo 1971 -- (Moura & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:78 [ref. 27192]). •Synonym of Lonchopisthus lemur (Myers 1935) -- (Smith-Vaniz 1997:1075 [ref. 22985], Smith-Vaniz & Walsh 2017:73 [ref. 35628]). Current status: Synonym of Lonchopisthus lemur (Myers 1935). Opistognathidae. Habitat: marine.

micrognathus, Opisthognathus Poey [F.] 1860:287 [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 3499] Cuba. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. Poey specimens: MCZ 12517 (1), 12515 (2); USNM 4785 (2). Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:217 [ref. 22926]. Correct spelling of genus is Opistognathus. •Valid as Lonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey 1860) -- (Mead 1959:xx [ref. 12009], Robins & Ray 1986:216 [ref. 23100], Castro-Aguirre & Villavicencio-Garayzar 1988:115 [ref. 17648], Boschung 1992:157 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1994:15 [ref. 24488], Smith-Vaniz 1997:1075 [ref. 22985], Aguilera 1998:52 [ref. 24221], Smith-Vaniz 2003:1378 [ref. 27083], Smith et al. 2003:27 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:130 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:202 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:130 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Walsh 2017:76 [ref. 35628], Page et al. 2023:159 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Lonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey 1860). Opistognathidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

sinuscalifornicus, Lonchopisthus Castro-Aguirre [J. L.] & Villavicencio-Garayzar [C. J.] 1988:110, Figs. 1-3 [Anales de la Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas, México v. 32 (nos 1-4); ref. 17648] La Paz Bay, Baja California, Mexico, Gulf of California. Holotype: ENCB-IPN 5999. Paratypes: Mus. Zool. Univ. Autónoma Baja Calif. 793 (3) and 887 (2). Type catalog: Guzmán 2011:173 [ref. 32186]. •Valid as Lonchopisthus sinuscalifornicus Castro-Aguirre & Villavicencio-Garayzar 1988 -- (Allen & Robertson 1994:213 [ref. 22193], Bussing & López S. 1994:140 [ref. 23101], De La Cruz Agüero et al. 1997:247 [ref. 24545], Thomson et al. 2000:195 [ref. 25640], Bussing & Lavenberg 2003:530 [ref. 27787], Nelson et al. 2004:130 [ref. 27807], Guzmán 2011:173 [ref. 32186], Page et al. 2013:130 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Walsh 2017:85 [ref. 35628], Page et al. 2023:159 [ref. 40505], Siccha-Ramirez et al. 2023:169 [ref. 40816]). Current status: Valid as Lonchopisthus sinuscalifornicus Castro-Aguirre & Villavicencio-Garayzar 1988. Opistognathidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

vanderbilti, Lonchopisthus Mowbray [L. L.] in Borodin 1928:30, Pl. 5 (fig. 1) [Bulletin Vanderbilt Oceanographic Museum v. 1 (art. 1); ref. 526] Off coast of Cuba, depth 10 fathoms. Holotype (unique): VMM unnumbered (now at AMNH). •Synonym of Lonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey 1860) -- (Smith-Vaniz 1997:1075 [ref. 22985], Smith-Vaniz & Walsh 2017:76 [ref. 35628]). Current status: Synonym of Lonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey 1860). Opistognathidae. Habitat: marine.


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