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Species in the genus Neoconger: [ 5 ] records


anaelisae, Leptocephalus Tommasi [L. R.] 1960:93, Fig. 3 [Neotrópica (La Plata) v. 6 (no. 21); ref. 11955] Brazil, 2°27.5'N, 44°02.5'W, vertical tow, depth 23-125 meters. Holotype (unique): (lost). •Synonym of Neoconger mucronatus Girard 1858 -- (Smith 1989:60 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:701 [ref. 13285], Melo & Caires 2016:2 [ref. 34981]). Current status: Synonym of Neoconger mucronatus Girard 1858. Moringuidae. Habitat: marine.

mucronatus, Neoconger Girard [C. F.] 1858:171 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 10; ref. 1813] St. Joseph Island, Texas, U.S.A. Lectotype: USNM 861. Paralectotypes: MCZ 36006 [ex USNM 861] (1), USNM 204928 [ex USNM 861] (3). Type catalog: Smith 1994:14 [ref. 21917]. See also Girard 1859:77 [ref. 13405]. Lectotype selected by Smith & Castle 1972:200 [ref. 21919]. •Valid as Neoconger mucronatus Girard 1858 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:51 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:80 [ref. 25518], Smith 1989:60 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:701 [ref. 13285], McAllister 1990:46 [ref. 14674], Cervigón 1991:31 [ref. 24472], Boschung 1992:32 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:225 [ref. 23897], Aguilera 1998:46 [ref. 24221] as mocronatus, Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:147 [ref. 27754], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:32 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:696 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:60 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Melo & Caires 2016:2 [ref. 34981] with question, Carvalho-Filho 2023:60 [ref. 40480], Page et al. 2023:57 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Neoconger mucronatus Girard 1858. Moringuidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico south to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Habitat: marine.

torrei, Chrinorhinus Howell Rivero [L.] 1932:9 [Proceedings of the New England Zoölogical Club v. 13; ref. 3765] Sand banks in front of La Chorrera, Havana, Cuba. Holotype (unique): MCZ 32786. •Synonym of Neoconger mucronatus Girard 1858 -- (Smith 1989:60 [ref. 13285]). Current status: Synonym of Neoconger mucronatus Girard 1858. Moringuidae. Habitat: marine.

tuberculatus, Leptocephalus Castle [P. H. J.] 1965:131, Fig. 1 (F-H) [Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Zoology v. 7 (no. 7); ref. 9203] Manly Beach, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype: AMS IA. 2477. Paratypes: AMS I.32237-001 [ex IA.2477] (1). •Valid as Neoconger tuberculatus (Castle 1965) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:112 [ref. 12442], Smith 1989:60 [ref. 13285], Smith 1999:1638 [ref. 24661], Paxton et al. 2006:240 [ref. 28995]). Current status: Valid as Neoconger tuberculatus (Castle 1965). Moringuidae. Distribution: New South Wales, Australia (leptocephalus larvae). Habitat: marine.

vermiformis, Neoconger Gilbert [C. H.] 1890:57 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 13 (no. 797); ref. 1623] Off northwestern Mexico, Gulf of California, Mexico, 30°21'00"N, 114°25'15"W, Albatross station 3035, depth 30 fathoms. Lectotype: USNM 44292. Paralectotypes: CAS-SU 22 (3), USNM 125074 (8). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:48-49 [ref. 12291], Smith 1994:14 [ref. 21917]. Lectotype selected by Smith & Castle 1972:200 [ref. 21919]. •Valid as Neoconger vermiformis Gilbert 1890 -- (Smith 1989:60 [ref. 13285], Bussing & López S. 1994:44 [ref. 23101], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Page et al. 2023:57 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Neoconger vermiformis Gilbert 1890. Moringuidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.


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