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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Lampanyctus crocodilus (Risso, 1810)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Lampanyctus crocodilus (Risso, 1810)

Synonyms:

Gasteropelecus crocodilus Risso, 1810, Ichthyol. Nice: 357-358 (off Nice). No type material available.
Scopelus crocodilus: Risso, 1826: 466 Moreau, 1881: 502-505, fig. 202 Raffaele, 1889: 184, pl. VII (fig. 10) Lütken, 1892: 263-264, fig. 22 Holt & Byrne, 1906: 12-15, pl. 1 (fig. 5); 1911: 26-29, fig. 8 Soljan, 1948: 197, 395, fig. Riedl, 1963: 516, fig. 186 (right).
Nyctophus bonapartii Cocco, 1838, Nuovi Ann. Sci. nat., Bologna, 1(2): 189-193, pl. VII (fig. 10) (off Messina). No type material available.
Lampanyctus crocodilus: Bonaparte, 1846: 36 Goode & Bean, 1896: 79, pl. XXIII (fig. 86) Jordan & Evermann, 1896: 558, pl. XCI (fig. 243) Tåning, 1928: 67 Parr, 1928: 90 Borodin, 1928: 12 Parr, 1929a: 27, fig. 13 Tåning, 1932: pl. 127 Legendre, 1934: 364-366, fig. 35-37 Fowler, 1936: 395-396, fig. 195 Lozano Rey, 1947: 459, 472-474, fig. 148 Maul in Noronha & Sarmento, 1948: 145 Nybelin, 1948: 40 Saemundsson, 1949: 98 Dieuzeide et al., 1954: 80-81, fig. Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 355-356 Jonsson, 1957: 548, fig. 18 Torchio, 1958: 5 Bolin, 1959: 30-31 Backus et al., 1965: 145 Bekker, 1967a: 111 Krefft, 1967: 185 Tortonese, 1970: 228-230, fig. 92 Bini, 1971: 171-172, 2 fig. (one in colour).
Scopelus bonapartii: Günther, 1864: 414.
Lampanictus crocodilus: Doderlein, 1878-1879: 54.
Scopelus gemmifer Goode & Bean, 1879d, Bull. Essex Inst., 11: 22 (39° 39' 45" N., 71° 35'15" W.). Holotype: USNM no. 35604.
Serpe crocodilus: Doderlein, 1882: 2.
Lampanyctus gemmifer: Goode & Bean, 1896: 80, pl. XXIII (fig. 88).
Myctophum (Lampanyctus) crocodilum: Brauer, 1904: 397;1906: 248-249, fig. 164165.
Myctophum (Lampanycfus) crocodilus: Zugmayer, 1911b: 41-42 Tåning, 1918: 112-117, fig. 44-45.
Lampanycfus peculiaris Borodin, 1929, Proc. New Engl. zool. Club, 10: 1 I I . Holotype: MCZ no. 31628.
Lampanyctus iselini Parr, 1934, Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harv., 77: 60-64, part., fig. 7 (41° 30' N., 45° 57' W.). Holotype: MCZ no. 33223.
Macrostoma crocodilus: Fowler, 1936: 1232.
Lampanyctus (Lampanyctus) iselini: Fraser-Brunner, 1949: 1089, fig.
Lampanyctus (Lampanyctus) crocodilus: Fraser-Brunner, 1949: 1089, fig. Wheeler, 1969: 169, fig. 67.


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Lampanyctus crocodilus