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Species in the genus Pythonichthys: [ 5 ] records


asodes, Pythonichthys Rosenblatt [R. H.] & Rubinoff [I.] 1972:356, Figs. 1-3 [Bulletin of Marine Science v. 22 (no. 2); ref. 7124] Fort Amador Causeway, entrance to Panama Canal, Panama, depth 17 meters. Holotype: USNM 206183. Paratypes: ANSP 127416-17 (6, 1); ?SIO [ex UMML] (17), ?SIO [ex UMML 23481] (10), SIO 15-98 (1) (ex UCLA W58-278), 15-245 (1) (ex UCLA W58-305), 67-26 (1), 67-27 (1); ?UF 228629 [ex UMML 28629] (3, 1 c&s); USNM 207028 [ex SIO 67-25] (1). Additional material: SIO 73-319 (4, c&s). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:112 [ref. 13621], Smith 1994:13 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Pythonichthys asodes Rosenblatt & Rubinoff 1972 -- (Smith 1989:52 [ref. 13285], Bussing & López S. 1994:44 [ref. 23101], Nelson et al. 2004:60 [ref. 27807], Smith et al. 2012:491 [ref. 32196], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Pythonichthys asodes Rosenblatt & Rubinoff 1972. Heterenchelyidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

biaggii, Heterenchelys Böhlke [J. E.] 1956:8, Fig. 2A [Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia) No. 289; ref. 596] Mayagüez pier, Puerto Rico. Holotype: FMNH 61774. Paratypes: ANSP 73872 [ex FMNH 61776] (1), FMNH 61775 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:112 [ref. 13621], Ibarra & Stewart 1987:46 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Pythonichthys sanguineus Poey 1868 -- (Smith 1989:52 [ref. 13285], Smith et al. 2012:492 [ref. 32196], Rotundo et al. 2019:133 [ref. 36705]). Current status: Synonym of Pythonichthys sanguineus Poey 1868. Heterenchelyidae. Habitat: marine.

macrurus, Heterenchelys Regan [C. T.] 1912:323 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 10 (no. 57); ref. 3647] Elobey Grande Island, Equatorial Guinea, western Africa. Syntypes: BMNH 1872.10.17.1 (1) Lagos, 1872.10.17.2 (1, skeleton) Lagos, 1882.2.13.8 (1) Elobi. •Valid as Pythonichthys macrurus (Regan 1912) -- (Smith 1989:52 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:154 [ref. 13454], Smith et al. 2012:491 [ref. 32196], Smith 2016:1610 [ref. 34556], Reiner 2019:57 [ref. 38139]). Current status: Valid as Pythonichthys macrurus (Regan 1912). Heterenchelyidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: including São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: marine.

microphthalmus, Heterenchelys Regan [C. T.] 1912:323 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 10 (no. 57); ref. 3647] Congo River estuary. Syntypes: BMNH 1893.4.28.10 (1), 1893.4.28.11 (1). •Valid as Pythonichthys microphthalmus (Regan 1912) -- (Smith 1989:52 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:154 [ref. 13454], Smith et al. 2012:492 [ref. 32196], Smith 2016:1610 [ref. 34556], Reiner 2019:57 [ref. 38139]). Current status: Valid as Pythonichthys microphthalmus (Regan 1912). Heterenchelyidae. Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: including São Tomé and Principe. Habitat: marine.

sanguineus, Pythonichthys Poey [F.] 1868:265 [Repertorio Fisico-Natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 14079] Matanzas, Cuba. No types known. Type catalog: Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:28 [ref. 35195]. Misspelled sangnineus but sanguineus apparently intended; spelled sanguineus in Poey's synopsis (1868:428 [ref. 3505]) and volume index (p. 428), but both were published later in the year. •Valid as Pythonichthys sanguineus Poey 1868 -- (Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:101 [ref. 14275], Smith 1989:52 [ref. 13285], Cervigón 1991:29 [ref. 24472], Aguilera 1998:46 [ref. 24221] as Pytonichthys, Smith 2003:694 [ref. 26989], Smith et al. 2012:492 [ref. 32196], Faloh-Gandarilla et al. 2016:28 [ref. 35195], Rotundo et al. 2019:133 [ref. 36705]). Current status: Valid as Pythonichthys sanguineus Poey 1868. Heterenchelyidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Cuba south to Amazonas Reef (Brazil), including Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.