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Species related to Myrophis punctatus: [ 8 ] records


lumbricus, Myrophis Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882:261 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 5 (no. 282); ref. 2472] Galveston, Texas, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): USNM 30896. Type catalog: Smith 1994:33 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852 -- (McCosker et al. 1989:286 [ref. 13288]). Current status: Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852. Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

iguapensis, Myrophis Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1908:[4], Fig. 7 [Kosmos, Rio de Janeiro [Rev. Art. Sci. Litt.] v. 5 (no. 2) (for 1907); ref. 3715] Rio Ribeiro, Brazil. No types known. •Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852 -- (McCosker et al. 1989:286 [ref. 13288]). Current status: Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852. Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

microstigmius, Myrophis Poey [F.] 1867:250, Pl. 3 (fig. 4) [Repertorio Fisico-Natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 14079] Cuba. Holotype: MCZ 33440. Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:173 [ref. 22926]. •Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852 -- (McCosker et al. 1989:286 [ref. 13288]). Current status: Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852. Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

longleii, Myrophis Silvester [C. F.] 1915:214 [Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book No. 14; ref. 4027] Sand flats west of Guanica Harbor, Puerto Rico. Holotype (unique): PU 3083. Also published and figured as new in Silvester 1918:20, Pl. 2 (fig. 1) [ref. 15257]. •Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852 -- (McCosker et al. 1989:286 [ref. 13288]). Current status: Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852. Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

perlongus, Neoconger Poey [F.] 1875:67, Pl. 9 (figs. 3-4) [Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York v. 11 (nos 3-4) (art. 6); ref. 18564] Matanzas, Cuba. Holotype (unique): USNM 37478. Type catalog: Smith 1994:33 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852 -- (McCosker et al. 1989:286 [ref. 13288]). Current status: Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852. Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

punctatus, Myrophis Lütken [C. F.] 1852:15, Pl. 2 (figs. 2, 2b-d) [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den Naturhistoriske Forening i Kjøbenhavn, Aaret 1851 (nos 1-2); ref. 2852] West Indies. No types known. Also in Lütken 1852:270 [ref. 30287]. •Valid as Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852 -- (McCosker 1977:60 [ref. 6836], Villa 1982:83 [ref. 36708], Robins & Ray 1986:61 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:86 [ref. 25518], McCosker et al. 1989:286 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:770 [ref. 13285], McAllister 1990:48 [ref. 14674], Cervigón 1991:51 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:35 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1992:370 [ref. 23827], Greenfield & Thomerson 1997:55 [ref. 22947], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:272 [ref. 23897], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:99 [ref. 24550], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:140 [ref. 25013], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:149 [ref. 27754], Camargo & Isaac 2001:139 [ref. 27639], McCosker 2003:733 [ref. 26993], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:35 [ref. 27192] dated 1851, Smith et al. 2003:8 [ref. 27621], Nelson et al. 2004:63 [ref. 27807], Boschung & Mayden 2004:131 [ref. 27995], Matamoros et al. 2009:7 [ref. 31241], García-Hernández et al. 2009:91 [ref. 37265], Di Dario et al. 2013:262 [ref. 37503], Page et al. 2013:63 [ref. 32708], Angulo et al. 2013:989 [ref. 33194], Petry et al. 2016:300 [ref. 34966], Marceniuk et al. 2017:38 [ref. 35324], Raz-Guzmán et al. 2018:344 [ref. 36407], Robins et al. 2018:63 [ref. 35886], Rotundo et al. in Marceniuk et al. 2021:111 [ref. 38945], Robertson et al. 2022:86 [ref. 39353]). Current status: Valid as Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852. Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: North Carolina (U.S.A.) and Bermuda south to southern Brazil, including Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea; larvae reaching Nova Scotia (Canada). IUCN (2015): Least concern. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.

dolichorhynchus, Myrophis Parr [A. E.] 1930:13, Fig. 1 (center) [Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection Yale University v. 3 (art. 4); ref. 3370] Washerwoman Cay, Bahamas. Holotype (unique): YPM 2602. Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:22 [ref. 16741]. •Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852 -- (McCosker et al. 1989:287 [ref. 13288], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:140 [ref. 25013]). Current status: Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852. Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

mollis, Leptocephalus Fowler [H. W.] 1944:126, Fig. 47 [Monographs of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia No. 6; ref. 1448] Old Providence Key [Providencia Island], Caribbean Sea. Holotype (unique): ANSP 70118. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:120 [ref. 13621]. •Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852 -- (McCosker et al. 1989:287 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:791 [ref. 13285]). Current status: Synonym of Myrophis punctatus Lütken 1852. Ophichthidae: Myrophinae. Habitat: brackish, marine.


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