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Species in the genus Macrocephenchelys: [ 4 ] records


brachialis, Macrocephenchelys Fowler [H. W.] 1934:277, Fig. 36 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 85 (for 1933); ref. 1416] Makassar Strait, between Borneo and Sulawesi, Indonesia, Albatross station 5667, 2°56'00"S, 118°47'30"E, depth 367 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 92347. Paratypes: USNM 93294 (1, c&s, in pieces). Type catalog: Smith 1994:9 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Macrocephenchelys brachialis Fowler 1934 -- (Castle 1990:125 [ref. 15487], Smith 1999:1686 [ref. 24661], Ho et al. 2015:148 [ref. 34130], Lin et al. 2018:188 [ref. 36045]). Current status: Valid as Macrocephenchelys brachialis Fowler 1934. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: East coast of Madagascar, Makassar Strait (between Borneo and Sulawesi), Malaysia, Taiwan and Vanuatu. Habitat: marine.

brevirostris, Rhynchoconger Chen [J. T. F.] & Weng [H. T. C.] 1967:54, Fig. 40 [Biological Bulletin Tunghai University Ichthyology Series Number 6 No. 6 (art. 32); ref. 7952] Tungkang, southwestern Taiwan. Lectotype: NMMBP 5177 [ex THUP 3078]. Paralectotypes: NMMBP 4181 [ex THUP 03236 and 03241] (2). Type catalog: Ho et al. 2010:25 [ref. 31218], Ho & Shao 2011:24 [ref. 31432]. •Valid as Rhynchoconger brevirostris Chen & Weng 1967 -- (Smith 1999:1686 [ref. 24661] as "Rhynchoconger" brevirostrus, Zhang et al. 2010:209 [ref. 31511]). •Valid as Macrocephenchelys brevirostris (Chen & Weng 1967) -- (Smith in Randall & Lim 2000:586 [ref. 25122], Karmovskaya 2004:S24 [ref. 28053], Hoese & Gates 2006:296 [ref. 28997], Ho et al. 2010:23 [ref. 31218], Ho & Shao 2011:24 [ref. 31432], Ho et al. 2015:8 [ref. 34116], Ho et al. 2015:148 [ref. 34130], Lin et al. 2018:192 [ref. 36045]). Current status: Valid as Macrocephenchelys brevirostris (Chen & Weng 1967). Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

nigriventris, Macrocephenchelys Lin [J.], Shao [K.-T.] & Smith [D. G.] 2018:194, Figs. 3C, 5-7 [Zootaxa 4454 (no. 1); ref. 36045] Nan-fang-ao, Yilan, northeastern Taiwan, depth about 200 meters. Holotype: TOU-AE 6893. Paratypes: ASIZP, NMMBP, TOU-AE, USNM. •Valid as Macrocephenchelys nigriventris Lin, Shao & Smith 2018 -- (Ho et al. 2018:12 [ref. 36050]). Current status: Valid as Macrocephenchelys nigriventris Lin, Shao & Smith 2018. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Northeastern and southwestern Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

soela, Macrocephenchelys Castle [P. H. J.] 1990:123, Figs. 3A-C, 4 [Records of the Australian Museum v. 42 (no. 2) [1988]; ref. 15487] South of Saumarez Reef, Saumarez Plateau area, Queensland, Australia, 22°35.3'-36.3'S, 153°46.7'-50.1'E, depth 345-350 meters. Holotype: CSIRO H 1668-07. Paratypes: AMS I.29995-001 [ex CSIRO H 1668-05] (1); CSIRO H 1668-04 (1), H 1668-05 (1); USNM 307832 [ex CSIRO H 1668-06] (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:9 [ref. 21917]. •Apparently a synonym of "Rhynchoconger" brevirostris Chen & Wang 1967 -- (Castle in Smith 1994:9 [ref. 21917]). •Synonym of Macrocephenchelys brevirostris (Chen & Weng 1967) -- (Hoese & Gates 2006:296 [ref. 28997], Ho et al. 2015:148 [ref. 34130] questionably valid). •Valid as Macrocephenchelys soela Castle 1990 -- (Karmovskaya 2004:S25 [ref. 28053], Lin et al. 2018:198 [ref. 36045]). Current status: Valid as Macrocephenchelys soela Castle 1990. Congridae: Congrinae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Australia. Habitat: marine.


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