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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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Species related to Myrophis plumbeus: [ 2 ] records

longicollis, Myrophis Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1864:397 (footnote) [Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1864; ref. 3437] Liberia. Treated by Leiby as separate from Muraena longicollis Cuvier 1816, but Peters' treatment perhaps a misidentification as Cuvier is cited. •Synonym of Myrophis plumbeus (Cope 1871) -- (Leiby 1990:186 [ref. 13652]). Current status: Synonym of Myrophis plumbeus (Cope 1871). Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

plumbea, Holopterura Cope [E. D.] 1871:482 [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society (New Series) v. 14 (pt 3) (art. 5); ref. 920] Liberia. Holotype (unique): ANSP 22964. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:134 [ref. 13621]. •Mention -- (McCosker 1977:60 [ref. 6836]). •Valid as Myrophis plumbeus (Cope 1871) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:285 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:770 [ref. 13285], Leiby 1990:186 [ref. 13652], McCosker 2003:733 [ref. 26993], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:35 [ref. 27192], Vreven & De Vos 2007:185 [ref. 30015], McCosker 2016:1663 [ref. 34558], Carneiro et al. 2019:64 [ref. 37250], Reiner 2019:71 [ref. 38139], Rotundo et al. in Marceniuk et al. 2021:110 [ref. 38945], Fermon et al. 2022:116 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Myrophis plumbeus (Cope 1871). Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic; eastern Atlantic: Azores; Senegal south to Congo, including São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

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