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Species in the genus Mystriophis: [ 2 ] records


crosnieri, Mystriophis Blache [J.] 1971:210, Figs. 6-10 [Bulletin de l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire (Serie A) Sciences Naturelles v. 33 (no. 1); ref. 7667] Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo, 5°02'S, 11°20'E, depth 300 meters. Holotype: MNHN 1965-0666. Paratypes: (15) ANSP 133551 [ex MNHN 1965-716 and 1965-725] (2), CAS 32480 [ex MNHN 1965-723] (1); MNHN 1965-0712 to 0724 (1 ea. = 13), 1965-0726 (now 0); USNM [ex MNHN 1965-726] 214142 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:133 [ref. 13621], Bauchot et al. 1993:109 [ref. 20810], Smith 1994:33 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Mystriophis crosnieri Blache 1971 -- (McCosker 1977:79 [ref. 6836], Leiby 1990:187 [ref. 13652], McCosker & Randall 2001:4 [ref. 25635], McCosker 2016:1665 [ref. 34558], Reiner 2019:69 [ref. 38139], Fermon et al. 2022:118 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Mystriophis crosnieri Blache 1971. Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western Mediterranean Sea; eastern Atlantic: Senegal south to Angola, including São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: marine.

rostellatus, Ophisurus Richardson [J.] 1848:105 [Ichthyology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus & Terror v. 2 (2); ref. 3740] Senegal. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1982.5.7.5. •Valid as Mystriophis rostellatus (Richardson 1848) -- (McCosker 1977:79 [ref. 6836], McCosker & Castle 1986:182 [ref. 5690], Leiby 1990:187 [ref. 13652], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:136 [ref. 25472], McCosker & Randall 2001:4 [ref. 25635], Wirtz et al. 2013:118 [ref. 32972], McCosker 2016:1663 [ref. 34558], Reiner 2019:70 [ref. 38139], Fermon et al. 2022:118 [ref. 39448]). Current status: Valid as Mystriophis rostellatus (Richardson 1848). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania south to Namibia, including São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: marine.


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