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Species in the genus Verilus: [ 9 ] records


annectens, Neoscombrops Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1922:68, Pl. 11 (fig. 2) [Report Fisheries and Marine Biological Survey, Union of South Africa Rep. 2 (art. 3); ref. 1648] Off KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, depth 62-260 meters. Syntypes: (20 stations) ? SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 10936 (5). A neotype was designated as SAM 16749 by Mochizuki 1979 (see Yamanoue & Matsuura 2003:290 [ref. 27216] who disagreed that syntypes were available; with 20 original stations representing type specimens, the neotype designation is almost certainly premature). •Valid as Neoscombrops annectens Gilchrist 1922 -- (Mochizuki & Sano 1984:337 [ref. 5188], Heemstra 1986:562 [ref. 5660]). •Synonym of Neoscombrops cynodon (Regan 1921) -- (Yamanoue & Matsuura 2003:288 [ref. 27216], Heemstra 2022:161 [ref. 39747]). •Synonym of Verilus cynodon (Regan 1921) -- (Yamanoue 2016:2386 [ref. 34736]). Current status: Synonym of Verilus cynodon (Regan 1921). Malakichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

anomalus, Apogonops Ogilby [J. D.] 1896:24 [Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales v. 21 (pt 1); ref. 3269] Maroubra Bay, New South Wales, Australia. Holotype (unique): AMS I.11378. •Valid as Apogonops anomalus Ogilby 1896 in Percichthyidae -- (Paxton et al. 1989:510 [ref. 12442], Gomon et al. 1994:548 [ref. 22532], Hutchins 2001:29 [ref. 25847]). •Valid as Apogonops anomalus Ogilby 1896 in Acropomatidae -- (Carpenter 1999:2437 [ref. 24813], Paxton et al. 2006:976 [ref. 28994], Gomon 2008:533 [ref. 30616]). •Valid as Verilus anomalus (Ogilby 1896) -- (Yamanoue 2016:2381 [ref. 34736], Williams et al. 2018:99 [ref. 36359]). Current status: Valid as Verilus anomalus (Ogilby 1896). Malakichthyidae. Distribution: Southeastern Indian Ocean, southwestern Pacific: southern half of Australia, north to Queensland and Western Australia. Habitat: marine.

atlanticus, Neoscombrops Mochizuki [K.] & Sano [M.] 1984:335, Fig. 1 [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 30 (no. 4); ref. 5188] Caribbean Sea, 12°07'N, 82°44'W, Oregon station 6444, depth 192 meters. Holotype: USNM 232322. Paratypes: CAS 44052 (2); USNM 229531-35 (2, 2, 1, 3, 1), 232323 (3). •Valid as Neoscombrops atlanticus Mochizuki & Sano 1984 -- (Heemstra & Yamanoue 2003:1302 [ref. 35184], Yamanoue & Matsuura 2003:288 [ref. 27216], Yamanoue et al. 2009:403 [ref. 30547]). •Valid as Verilus atlanticus (Mochizuki & Sano 1984) -- (Yamanoue 2016:2385 [ref. 34736]). Current status: Valid as Verilus atlanticus (Mochizuki & Sano 1984). Malakichthyidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

costai, Verilus Schwarzhans [W.], Mincarone [M. M.] & Villarins [B. T.] 2020:590, Figs. 1, 2A, 3H-J [Zootaxa 4751 (no. 3); ref. 37392] Off Belmonte, Bahia State, Brazil, 15°42'41"S, 38°37'18"W - 15°44'14"S, 38°39'12"W, depth 233 - 294 meters. Holotype: NPM 6028. Paratypes: MNRJ, NPM, ZMUC. Plus additional non-type material. •Valid as Verilus costai Schwarzhans, Mincarone & Villarins 2020. Current status: Valid as Verilus costai Schwarzhans, Mincarone & Villarins 2020. Malakichthyidae. Distribution: Off Belmonte, Bahia State, Brazil, southwestern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

cynodon, Acropoma Regan [C. T.] 1921:415 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 7 (no. 41); ref. 3672] 15-20 miles off River Umvoti, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, southwestern Indian Ocean, depth 120-130 fathoms. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1921.3.1.13. •Valid as Neoscombrops cynodon (Regan 1921) -- (Heemstra 1986:562 [ref. 5660], Yamanoue & Matsuura 2003:288 [ref. 27216], Prokofiev 2006:5 [ref. 28960], Yamanoue et al. 2009:404 [ref. 30547], Heemstra 2022:161 [ref. 39747]). •Valid as Verilus cynodon (Regan 1921) -- (Yamanoue 2016:2386 [ref. 34736], Fricke et al. 2018:144 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Verilus cynodon (Regan 1921). Malakichthyidae. Distribution: Southwestern Indian Ocean: Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) north to northern Mozambique, east to southwestern Madagascar. Habitat: marine.

pacificus, Neoscombrops Mochizuki [K.] 1979:247, Fig. 1A [Japanese Journal of Ichthyology v. 26 (no. 3); ref. 8802] Aogashima Island, Japan, 32°25'N, 139°47'E, depth 300-500 meters. Holotype: ZUMT 52879. Paratypes: SMBL 73201-03 (1, 1, 1) [not seen at FAKU]; ZUMT 52880-81 (1, 1). •Valid as Neoscombrops pacificus Mochizuki 1979 -- (Mochizuki in Masuda et al. 1984:125 [ref. 6441], Mochizuki & Sano 1984:337 [ref. 5188], Carpenter 1999:2437 [ref. 24813], Nakabo 2000:687 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:687 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2005:430 [ref. 28370], Yamanoue et al. 2009:400 [ref. 30547], Fricke et al. 2011:383 [ref. 31242], Motomura et al. 2015:19 [ref. 34709]). •Valid as Verilus pacificus (Mochizuki 1979) -- (Yamanoue 2016:2388 [ref. 34736]). Current status: Valid as Verilus pacificus (Mochizuki 1979). Malakichthyidae. Distribution: Western and central North Pacific. Habitat: marine.

pseudomicrolepis, Synagrops Schultz [L. P.] 1940:420 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 88 (no. 3085); ref. 3952] Off Virgin Islands, West Indies, 18°38'45"N, 64°52'45"W to 18°40'15"N, 64°50'15"W. Holotype (unique): USNM 107203. •Valid as Synagrops pseudomicrolepis Schultz 1940 -- (Stella Mejía et al. 2001:204 [ref. 40798], Heemstra & Yamanoue 2003:1302 [ref. 35184], Lins Oliveira et al. 2015:143 [ref. 37485]). •Valid as Verilus pseudomicrolepis (Schultz 1940) -- (Schwarzhans & Prokofiev 2017:58 [ref. 35293], Schwarzhans et al. 2020:595 [ref. 37392], Robertson et al. 2022:86 [ref. 39353]). Current status: Valid as Verilus pseudomicrolepis (Schultz 1940). Malakichthyidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Cuba south to Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil), including Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.

sordidus, Verilus Poey [F.] 1860:125, Pl. 12 (fig. 6) [Memorias sobre la historia natural de la Isla de Cuba v. 2; ref. 3499] Cuba. Neotype: MCZ 21764. Type catalog: Howell Rivero 1938:198 [ref. 22926] with MCZ 21764 as holotype. Neotype selected by Yamanoue et al. 2009:402 [ref. 30547]. •Valid as Verilus sordidus Poey 1860 -- (Cervigón 1992:357 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:158 [ref. 24474], Heemstra & Yamanoue 2003:1302 [ref. 35184], Bunkley-Williams & Williams 2004:105 [ref. 27795], Yamanoue et al. 2009:403 [ref. 30547], Carvalho-Filho et al. 2010:63 [ref. 31056], Yamanoue 2016:2390 [ref. 34736], Schwarzhans & Prokofiev 2017:58 [ref. 35293]). Current status: Valid as Verilus sordidus Poey 1860. Malakichthyidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Bahamas to Brazil. Habitat: marine.

starnesi, Verilus Yamanoue [Y.] 2016:2392, Figs. 2F, 4F, 5F, 12 [Journal of Fish Biology v. 89 (no. 5); ref. 34736] Coral Sea off Bellona Reefs, Chesterfield Islands, New Caledonia. Holotype (unique): MNHN 1994-0016. •Valid as Verilus starnesi Yamanoue 2016. Current status: Valid as Verilus starnesi Yamanoue 2016. Malakichthyidae. Distribution: New Caledonia. Habitat: marine.


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