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Species related to Ophichthus puncticeps: [ 3 ] records


puncticeps, Cryptopterus Kaup [J. J.] 1859:11, Pl. 1 (fig. 2) [Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Naturwissenschaften herausgegeben von dem Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein in Hamburg v. 4 (no. 2); ref. 2586] Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. Holotype (unique): ZMH H192. Type catalog: Ladiges et al. 1958:161 [ref. 19181], Wilkens & Dohse 1993:404 [ref. 21161]. •Valid as Ophichthus puncticeps (Kaup 1859) -- (McCosker 1977:81 [ref. 6836], Leiby in Smith 1989:821 [ref. 13285], Boschung 1992:36 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:280 [ref. 23897], McCosker 2003:733 [ref. 26993], Nelson et al. 2004:63 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:63 [ref. 32708] dated 1860, Carvalho-Filho 2023:58 [ref. 40480], Page et al. 2023:55 [ref. 40505]). Current status: Valid as Ophichthus puncticeps (Kaup 1859). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: North Carolina (U.S.A.) south to Suriname, possibly northern Brazil. Habitat: marine.

retropinnis, Ophichthys Eigenmann [C. H.] 1887:116 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 10 (no. 613); ref. 18064] Snapper banks off Pensacola, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): USNM 38054. Type catalog: Smith 1994:35 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Ophichthus retropinnis Eigenmann 1887 -- (McCosker 1977:81 [ref. 6836]). •Synonym of Ophichthus puncticeps (Kaup 1859) -- (authors). Current status: Synonym of Ophichthus puncticeps (Kaup 1859). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

guttifer, Ophichthys Bean [T. H.] & Dresel [H. G.] 1884:100 [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 2; ref. 16051] Off Pensacola, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): USNM 32647. Type catalog: Smith 1994:34 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Ophichthus puncticeps (Kaup 1859). Current status: Synonym of Ophichthus puncticeps (Kaup 1859). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.


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