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Species in the genus Saurenchelys: [ 12 ] records


cancrivora, Saurenchelys Peters [W. (C. H.)] 1864:397 [Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1864; ref. 3437] India (see Lin et al. 2015). Holotype (unique): ZMB 5410. •Valid as Saurenchelys cancrivora Peters 1864 -- (Blache et al. 1973:237 [ref. 7185], Saldanha in Whitehead et al. 1986:564 [ref. 13676], Smith 1989:592 [ref. 13285], Klausewitz & Zajonz 2000:343 [ref. 25118], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:38 [ref. 27192], Yoshida et al. 2013:27 [ref. 34464], Lin et al. 2015:121 [ref. 34126], Nión et al. 2016:25 [ref. 35565], Sonoyama et al. 2020:19 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys cancrivora Peters 1864. Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Western Pacific; southwestern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

cognita, Saurenchelys Smith [D. G.] 1989:593, Fig. 632 [Memoirs of the Sears Foundation of Marine Research Mem. 1 (part 9); ref. 13285] Southeast of Pensacola, Florida, U.S.A., 29°50'N, 86°30'W, Oregon station 944, depth 92 meters. Holotype: USNM 185621. Paratypes: AMNH 83279 (2); ANSP 150528 (1), 153303 (1 c&s), 157987 (11), 158274 (1); UF 72118 [ex FSU 22118] (2), UF 72165 [ex FSU 22165] (1); GCRL 21387 (1); GMBL 76-244 (1); MCZ 62016 (1), 62020 (2); USA 03279 (2), 03496 (1); UF [UMML uncat.] (1, c&s, apparently lost); USNM 157940 (1). Type catalog: Smith 1994:28 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Saurenchelys cognita Smith 1989 -- (Smith 1989:716 [ref. 13285], Boschung 1992:37 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:323 [ref. 23897], Klausewitz & Zajonz 2000:343 [ref. 25118], Smith 2003:754 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:65 [ref. 27807], Lin et al. 2015:121 [ref. 34126]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys cognita Smith 1989. Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

elongatum, Nettastoma Kotthaus [A.] 1968:25, Figs. 116-118, 151 [Meteor Forschungsergebnisse. Reihe D, Biologie No. 3; ref. 2669] Indian Ocean, 12°25'N, 43°28.8'E to 12°22.7'N, 43°29.2'E, depth 185 meters. Holotype: ZMH 4948 [ex IOES 50b]. Paratypes: ZMH 4949 [ex IOES 50a] (3), 4950 [ex IOES 50c] (1). Type catalog: Wilkens & Dohse 1993:413-414 [ref. 21161]. •Status uncertain, in Saurenchelys -- (Smith 1989:592 [ref. 13285]). •Synonym of Saurenchelys cancrivora Peters 1864 -- (Klausewitz 1994:447 [ref. 23563], Klausewitz & Zajonz 2000:343 [ref. 25118]). •Valid as Saurenchelys elongatum (Kotthaus 1968) -- (Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S96 [ref. 27377]). •Valid as Saurenchelys elongata (Kotthaus 1968) -- (Lin et al. 2015:121 [ref. 34126]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys elongata (Kotthaus 1968). Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: marine.

fierasfer, Chlopsis Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901:860, Fig. 10 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 23 (no. 1239); ref. 2508] Wakanoura, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, Inland Sea. Holotype: CAS-SU 6471. Paratypes: USNM 49728 [= 49897] (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:48 [ref. 12291], Smith 1994:26 [ref. 21917]. •Status uncertain, in Saurenchelys -- (Smith 1989:592 [ref. 13285]). •Synonym of Saurenchelys cancrivora Peters 1864 -- (Klausewitz 1994:447 [ref. 23563], Klausewitz & Zajonz 2000:343 [ref. 25118], Nakabo 2002:239 [ref. 26001], Yoshida et al. 2013:27 [ref. 34464]). •Valid as Saurenchelys fierasfer (Jordan & Snyder 1901) -- (Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:29 [ref. 6441], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:169 [ref. 27969], Shinohara et al. 1996:158 [ref. 26605], Nakabo 2000:239 [ref. 25086], Smith in Randall & Lim 2000:587 [ref. 25122], Shinohara et al. 2001:295 [ref. 25995], Shinohara et al. 2005:402 [ref. 28370], Zhang et al. 2010:303 [ref. 31511], Lin et al. 2015:121 [ref. 34126], Ho et al. 2015:165 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys fierasfer (Jordan & Snyder 1901). Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

finitimus, Chlopsis (Dietrichthys) Whitley [G. P.] 1935:220, Figs. 3-3a [Records of the Australian Museum v. 19 (no. 4); ref. 4683] Whitsunday Passage, Queensland, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS IA.924. •Status uncertain, in Saurenchelys -- (Smith 1989:592 [ref. 13285]). •Valid as Saurenchelys finitimus (Whitley 1935) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:114 [ref. 12442], Johnson 1999:720 [ref. 25471], Paxton et al. 2006:300 [ref. 28995]). •Valid as Saurenchelys finitima (Whitley 1935) -- (Lin et al. 2015:121 [ref. 34126]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys finitima (Whitley 1935). Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Australia. Habitat: marine.

gigas, Saurenchelys Lin [J.], Smith [D. G.] & Shao [K.-T.] in Lin et al. 2015:122, Figs. 1-4 [Zootaxa 4060 (no. 1); ref. 34126] Daxi, Yilan, northeastern Taiwan, depth ca. 100-200 meters. Holotype: TOU-AE 6530. Paratypes: NMMB P, TOU-AE, USNM. •Valid as Saurenchelys gigas Lin, Smith & Shao 2015 -- (Ho et al. 2015:8 [ref. 34116], Ho et al. 2015:165 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys gigas Lin, Smith & Shao 2015. Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Taiwan. Habitat: marine.

halimyon, Saurenchelys van Utrecht [W. L.] 1983:227, Figs. 1-2 [Bijdragen tot de Dierkunde v. 53 (no. 2); ref. 8268] Mid-Atlantic, 34°14.4'N, 31°31.6'W, station 20, depth 40-110 meters. Holotype (unique): ZMA 118791. •Valid as Saurenchelys halimyon van Utrecht 1983. Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys halimyon van Utrecht 1983. Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Mid-Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

lateromaculatus, Leptocephalus D'Ancona [U.] 1928:56, Pl. 4 (figs. 13-15a) [Memoria, Reale Comitato Talassografico Italiano No. 146; ref. 15917] Massawa, Eritrea, Red Sea. Syntypes: MSNVE P-7. •Valid as Leptocephalus lateromaculatus D'Ancona 1928 -- (Castle 1975:25 [ref. 25984], Dor 1984:32 [ref. 29757], Klausewitz 1994:446 [ref. 23563], Goren & Dor 1994:8 [ref. 25356]). •Valid as Saurenchelys lateromaculatus (D'Ancona 1928) -- (Smith in Randall & Lim 2000:587 [ref. 25122], Klausewitz & Zajonz 2000:343 [ref. 25118]). •Valid as Saurenchelys lateromaculata (D'Ancona 1928) -- (Lin et al. 2015:121 [ref. 34126], Golani & Fricke 2018:26 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys lateromaculata (D'Ancona 1928). Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Southern Red Sea endemic. Habitat: marine.

meteori, Saurenchelys Klausewitz [W.] & Zajonz [U.] 2000:339, Figs. 1-8 [Fauna of Arabia v. 18; ref. 25118] Western central Red Sea, 19°25.5'N, 38°31.2'E - 19°24.3'N, 38°30.9'E, Meteor station M5-193, depth 696-705 meters. Holotype (unique): SMF 29126. •Valid as Saurenchelys meteori Klausewitz & Zajonz 2000 -- (Lin et al. 2015:121 [ref. 34126], Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[23] 261 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:26 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys meteori Klausewitz & Zajonz 2000. Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Red Sea endemic. Habitat: marine.

petersi, Saurenchelys Day [F.] 1878:663, Pl. 168 (fig. 6) [The fishes of India Part 4; ref. 4887] Sea of Orissa, India. Holotype (unique): ZSI 2501. Type catalog: Whitehead & Talwar 1976:154 [ref. 23762]. •Status uncertain, in Saurenchelys -- (Smith 1989:592 [ref. 13285]). •Valid as Saurenchelys petersi Day 1878 -- (Lin et al. 2015:121 [ref. 34126]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys petersi Day 1878. Nettastomatidae. Distribution: India. Habitat: marine.

stylurus, Leptocephalus Lea [E.] 1913:36, Figs. 28-31; Pl. 5 (no. 3) [Scientific Results of the Michael Sars North Atlantic Deep-Sea Expedition 1910 v. 3 (pt 1, no. 7); ref. 14158] North Atlantic, 26°03'N, 15°00'W, station 39, depth 150 meters. Syntypes: ZMUB 2503 (3), 5102 (3). Type catalog: Frøiland 1979:146 [ref. 21547]. •Valid as Saurenchelys stylurus (Lea 1913) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:114 [ref. 12442], Klausewitz & Zajonz 2000:351 [ref. 25118]). •Valid as Saurenchelys stylura (Lea 1913) -- (Smith 1989:719 [ref. 13285], Smith in Randall & Lim 2000:587 [ref. 25122], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:38 [ref. 27192], Mundy 2005:143 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:300 [ref. 28995], Figueroa & Ehrlich 2006:238 [ref. 29812], Lin et al. 2015:121 [ref. 34126]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys stylura (Lea 1913). Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Nearly circumglobal in warm seas, including Hawaiian Islands, but not eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

taiwanensis, Saurenchelys Karmovskaya [E. S.] 2004:S27, Fig. 14 [Journal of Ichthyology v. 44 (suppl. 1); ref. 28053] Philippines, 14°50'N, 120°20'E, depth 1800-1950 meters. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1998-0668. •Valid as Saurenchelys taiwanensis Karmovskaya 2004 -- (Lin et al. 2015:121 [ref. 34126], Ho et al. 2015:165 [ref. 34130]). Current status: Valid as Saurenchelys taiwanensis Karmovskaya 2004. Nettastomatidae. Distribution: Philippines and Taiwan. Habitat: marine.