MYCTOPHIDAE

[rev. 21 Oct 2004]

Bolinichthys distofax
Johnson 1975

Bolinichthys distofax Johnson 1975,Copeia 1975(1):54, fig. 1A, D.  Type locality: Mauna Loa lava flow, Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands.  Paratypes: SIO 60-249 (2, 55.8-75 mm SL), SIO 60-251 (10, 42.5-60.9 mm SL), SIO 70-334 (1, 46 mm SL), SIO 71-307 (1, 48.2 mm SL), SIO 72-373 (1, 37.5 mm SL). 

Diaphus rolfbolini Wisner 1971

Diaphus rolfbolini Wisner 1971, Copeia 1971(1):47, fig. 5.  Type locality: Eastern Pacific Ocean, 1000'N, 11652.5'W, 0-920 m.   Holotype: SIO 68-536 (44.5 mm SL).  Paratypes: SIO 60-249 (1, 45 mm SL), SIO 60-276 (1, 44.2 mm SL), SIO 69-330 (2, 45.8 mm SL).  Remarks: Synonym of Diaphus phillipsi Fowler 1934 (Paxton 1979:9). 

Diaphus similis Wisner 1974

Diaphus similis Wisner 1974, Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. (110):7, figs. 3b, 4.  Type locality: Northeast Pacific Ocean.  Holotype: SIO 71-177 (72.2 mm SL).  Paratypes: CAS 15989 [ex SIO 71-178] (2, 51.1-68.4 mm SL); SIO 63-841 (2, 33-44 mm SL), SIO 71-179 (3, 36.8-39.3 mm SL), SIO 71-180 (4, 36.5-63.4 mm SL).


Diaphus trachops Wisner 1974

Diaphus trachops Wisner 1974, Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. (110):5, figs. 2, 3A.  Type locality: Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, 200-225 m.  Holotype: SIO 71-172 (63.5 mm SL).   Paratypes: BPBM 14310 [ex SIO 71-173] (2, 50.7-53.6 mm SL); CAS 15988 [ex SIO 71-174] (2, 43.1-45.8 mm SL); SIO 71-172 (1, 55.5 mm SL), SIO 71-175 (1, 55.1 mm SL), SIO 71-176 (2, 15-20 mm SL). 

Diaphus wisneri Nafpaktitis, Robertson & Paxton 1995

Diaphus wisneri Nafpaktitis, Robertson & Paxton 1995, N.Z. J. Mar. Freshw. Res. 29(3):339, fig.3.  Type locality: Southwest of Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, 2100'N, 15820'W, Teritu cruise 71-6-24, 50 m.  Paratypes: SIO 71-309 (3, 11-29 mm SL). 

Hygophum bruuni Wisner 1971

Hygophum bruuni Wisner 1971, Copeia 1971(1):41, fig. 2.  Type locality: Eastern Pacific Ocean, 3248'S, 7202'W.  Holotype: SIO 65-667 (39 mm SL).  Paratypes: CAS 24871 [ex SIO 65-665, part] (3); SIO 65-665 (orig. 142, now 135, 12-48 mm SL), SIO 65-667 (8, 16-35 mm SL); USNM 205476 [ex SIO 65-665, part] (4). 

Lampadena urophaos Paxton 1963

Lampadena urophaos Paxton 1963, Copeia 1963(1):29, figs. 1-2.  Type locality: 5.7 miles north of Ship Rock, Santa Catalina Island, California, 3332'N, 11825'W, ca. 700 m over 850 m.  Paratypes: SIO H51-75 (1, 102.3 mm SL), SIO H51-76 (1, 78.4 mm SL), SIO H51-83 (1, 99 mm SL), SIO H51-84 (1, 96.2 mm SL). 

Lampanyctus acanthurus Wisner 1974

Lampanyctus acanthurus Wisner 1974, Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. (110):17, fig. 8.  Type locality: North Pacific Ocean, 2725'N, 15532'W, from surface to about 560 m.   Holotype: SIO 71-305 (93.3 mm SL).  Paratypes: BPBM 14314 [ex SIO 72-9] (1, 94 mm SL); CAS 15992 [ex SIO 72-11] (1, 94 mm SL), CAS 15993 [ex SIO 72-372] (2, 30-38 mm SL); LACM 33364-1 [ex SIO 71- 303] (1, 93 mm SL), LACM 33365-1 [ex SIO 72-25] (1, 92 mm SL); SIO 63-405 (1, 50 mm SL), SIO 63-406 (1, 75 mm SL), SIO 70-102 (1, 33 mm SL), SIO 71-309 (3, 79-94 mm SL), SIO 72-373 (6, 26-31 mm SL); USNM 208465 [ex SIO 71-307] (2, 69-112 mm SL).


Lampanyctus basili Wisner 1974

Lampanyctus basili Wisner 1974, Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. (110):11, figs. 5-6.   Type locality: South China Sea, 0632.5'N, 11416.0'E.  Holotype: SIO 69-20 (55.7 mm SL).  Paratypes: BPBM 14311 [ex SIO 70-345] (5, 17-43 mm SL), BPBM 14312 [ex SIO 61-588] (5, 18-36 mm SL), BPBM 14313 [ex SIO 70-343, part] (5, 39-50 mm SL); CAS 15990 [ex SIO 69-19] (11, 20-24 mm SL), CAS 15991 [ex SIO 70-347, part] (5, 36-49 mm SL); LACM 33362-1 [ex SIO 70-333] (1, 55 mm SL); SIO 69-20 (9, 16-45 mm SL), SIO 70-341 (21, 17-54 mm SL), SIO 70-343 (78, now 73, 18-51 mm SL), SIO 70-346 (78, now 73, 18-55 mm SL), SIO 70-347 (34, now 29, 27-54 mm SL); USNM 208463 [ex SIO 61-32] (5, 24-56).  Remarks: Preoccupied by Lampanyctus basili Kotthaus 1972. Synonym of Lampanyctus turneri (Fowler 1934) (Paxton 1979:13).  

Lampanyctus fernae Wisner 1971

Lampanyctus fernae Wisner 1971, Copeia 1971(1):50, fig. 6.  Type locality: Eastern Pacific Ocean, 4102.2'N, 15513.3'W, 0-750 m.   Holotype: SIO H51-373 (76.3 mm SL).   Paratypes: SIO H51-360 (2, 79-90 mm SL), SIO H51-373 (5, 49-81 mm SL), SIO H53-307 (16, now 11, 38-63 mm SL), SIO H51-353 (4, 53-74 mm SL), SIO 69-14 (4, 41-46 mm SL), SIO 69-18 (1, 53 mm SL). 

Lampanyctus hubbsi Wisner 1963

Lampanyctus hubbsi Wisner 1963, Copeia 1963(1):16, fig. 1.  Type locality: Eastern central Pacific Ocean, 0231'S, 13704'W, surface to 2500 m.  Holotype: SIO 60-234-25E (54 mm SL).  Paratypes: SIO 60-225 (4, 30.5-53.4 mm SL), SIO 60-229 (5, 31-60 mm SL), SIO 60- 232 (7, 32-56 mm SL), SIO 60-234 (3, 47.7-55.8 mm SL), SIO 60-235 (4, 36-76 mm SL), SIO 60-236 (8, 24.3-62.7 mm SL), SIO 60-239 (5, 58.5-70 mm SL).

Lampanyctus isaacsi Wisner 1974

Lampanyctus isaacsi Wisner 1974, Occ. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. (110):14, figs. 6-7.  Type locality: Eastern Atlantic Ocean, 0110'N, 1136'W, between surface and 2300 m.  Holotype: SIO 63-560 (52 mm SL).  Paratypes: SIO 63-560 (3, now 2, 27-64 mm SL). 

Lampanyctus simulator Wisner 1971

Lampanyctus simulator Wisner 1971, Copeia 1971(1):51, fig. 7.  Type locality: Eastern Pacific Ocean, 4101'N, 15500'W, 0-410 m.  Holotype: SIO 69-17 (73.3 mm SL).   Paratypes: CAS [ex SIO H51-356] (1, 50 mm SL), SIO 53-356 (1, 93 mm SL), SIO 69-17 (5, 62-73 mm SL), SIO 69-18 (1, 42 mm SL); USNM [ex SIO 53-305A] (1, 69 mm SL).


Loweina laurae Wisner 1971

Loweina laurae Wisner 1971, Copeia 1971(1):45, fig. 4.  Type locality: Eastern Pacific Ocean, 2132'N, 12300'W, surface.  Holotype: SIO 57-99 (36.8 mm SL).  Paratypes: CAS 24875 [ex SIO 65-65] (3, 26-32 mm SL); SIO 52-414 (19, 22-32 mm SL), SIO 57-99 (7, 31-36 mm SL), SIO 60-29 (9, 28-33 mm SL); USNM 205482 [ex SIO H52-401] (9, 26-32 mm SL).  Remarks: Synonym of Loweina rara (Lutken 1892) (Paxton 1979:15).

Metelectrona ahlstromi Wisner 1963

Metelectrona ahlstromi Wisner 1963, Copeia 1963(1):25, fig. 1.  Type locality: About 400 miles southeast of New Zealand, 4653'S, 17948'W, surface to 2000 m.  Holotype (unique): SIO 61-45 (55 mm SL).  Remarks: Synonym of Metelectrona ventralis (Bekker 1963) (Paxton 1979:11; Hulley 1986:312; Hulley 1990:166). 

Myctophum selenoides Wisner 1971

Myctophum selenoides Wisner 1971, Copeia 1971(1):43, fig. 3.  Type locality: West of Keahole Point, Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, 0-1150 m.   Holotype: SIO 60-251 (58 mm SL).  Paratypes: SIO 68-534 (1, 35.8 mm SL), SIO 70-66 (1, 57 mm SL).  Remarks: Synonym ofMyctophum selenops Taning 1928 (Paxton 1979: Hulley 1986:314; Huley 1990:457). 

Nannobrachium bristori Zahuranec 2000

Nannobrachium bristori Zahuranec 2000, Smithsonian Contr. Zool. (607):30, fig. 14.   Type locality:  2726.6'N, 15524.6'W.   Holotype:  SIO 71-301, 110 mm SL.   Paratypes:  SIO 67-56, 1(73 mm SL); SIO 71-301, 3(40-120 mm SL); SIO 71-310, 1(111 mm SL); SIO 73-145, 1(142 mm SL); SIO 73-160, 1(105 mm SL); SIO 76-6, 1(46 mm SL); SIO 73-329, 1(68 mm).

Nannobrachium crypticum Zahuranec 2000

Nannobrachium crypticum Zahuranec 2000, Smithsonian Contr. Zool. (607):44, fig. 23.  Type locality:  0330'N, 14500'W.   Paratypes:  SIO 52-320, 1(41 mm SL); SIO 60-236, 3(31-87 mm SL); SIO 73-164, 2(87-90 mm SL).

Nannobrachium gibbsi Zahuranec 2000

Nannobrachium gibbsi Zahuranec 2000, Smithsonian Contr. Zool. (607):20, fig. 7.   Type locality:  1401'S, 14751'W.   Paratypes:  SIO 72-303, 1(122 mm SL); SIO 72-306, 2(23-54 mm SL); SIO 72-312, 2(62-2 mm SL); SIO 72-313, 3(31-111 mm SL); SIO 72-316, 2(29-29 m SL); SIO 72-320, 1(117 mm SL); SIO 75-631, 1(32 mm SL).

Nannobrachium hawaiiensis Zahuranec 2000

Nannobrachium hawaiiensis Zahuranec 2000, Smithsonian Contr. Zool. (607):41, fig. 21.   Type locality:  2724.5'-24.9'N, 15525.5'-13.7'W.   Holotype:  SIO 71-300, 63 mm SL.   Paratypes:  SIO 71-300, 3(44-69 mm SL).   Remarks:  Standard length of paratypes erroneously published as 14-69 mm.

Nannobrachium phyllisae Zahuranec 2000

Nannobrachium phyllisae Zahuranec 2000, Smithsonian Contr. Zool. (607):39, fig. 20.   Type locality:  3324'-32'S, 7333'-35'W.   Paratypes:  SIO 63-1013, 2(74-88 mm SL); SIO 63-1014, 1(65 mm SL); SIO 65-667, 4(112-147 mm SL); SIO 68-320, 1(85 mm SL); SIO 69-321, 1(28 mm SL); SIO 69-330, 7(26-84 mm SL).

Nannobrachium wisneri Zahuranec 2000

Nannobrachium wisneri Zahuranec 2000, Smithsonian Contr. Zool. (607):42, fig. 22.   Type locality:  3550'S, 0216'W, depth 600-650 m.   Paratypes:  SIO 58-256, 1(64 mm SL); SIO 61-46, 31(34-71 mm SL); SIO 63-542, 2(37-57 mm SL); SIO 63-544, 2(34-60 mm SL); SIO 69-321, 22(25-69 mm SL).

Parvilux boschmai Hubbs & Wisner 1964

Parvilux boschmai Hubbs & Wisner 1964, Zool. Meded. (Leiden) 39:458, figs. 5; pl. 25(2).  Type locality: Eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, 0209'N, 8453.5'W.  Holotype (unique): SIO 52-384 (113 mm SL). 

Parvilux ingens Hubbs & Wisner 1964

Parvilux ingens Hubbs & Wisner 1964, Zool. Meded. (Leiden) 39:451, figs. 4; pl. 25(1).  Type locality: Off southwest side of Guadalupe Island, Baja California, Mexico, 2909'N, 11827.3'W.  Holotype: SIO 57-207 (160 mm SL).  Paratypes: BMNH [ex SIO 63-388] (4, 141-184 mm SL); CAS [ex SIO 62-440] (2, 133-150 mm SL), CAS [ex SIO 63-421] (2, 55-118 mm SL); Funchal [ex SIO 63-373] (3, 51-182 mm SL); Leiden [ex SIO 63-374] (6, 94-181 mm SL); MCZ [ex SIO 62-404] (2, 105-127 mm SL); SIO 50-286 (1, 111 mm SL), SIO 51-76 (4, 173-184 mm SL), SIO 51-187 (1, 70 mm SL), SIO 51-278 (1, 106 mm SL), SIO 51-351 (1, 200 mm SL), SIO 51-357 (1, 57-208 (1, 77 mm SL), SIO 63-110 (1, 75 mm SL), SIO 63-189 (2, 63-154 mm SL), SIO 63-344 (2, 71-74 mm SL), SIO 63-379 (1, 174 mm SL), SIO 63-389 (2, 49-51 mm SL), SIO 63-394 (1, 165 mm SL), SIO 63-402 (1, 95 mm SL), SIO 63-403 (1, 71 mm SL), SIO 63-404 (2, 55-93 mm SL), SIO 63-426 (1, 69 mm SL), SIO 63-468 (1, 49 mm SL), SIO 63-471 (1, 59 mm SL); USNM [ex SIO 63-393] (25, 50-195 mm SL) .


Protomyctophum (Hierops) beckeri Wisner 1971

Protomyctophum (Hierops)beckeri Wisner 1971, Copeia 1971(1):39.  Type locality: Eastern Pacific Ocean, 1709'N, 15357.2'W, 0-2100 m.   Holotype: SIO 60-249 (27 mm SL).   Paratypes: BPBM 9793 [ex SIO 70-65, part] (1, 36.4 mm SL); SIO 60-241 (1, 33 mm SL), SIO 70-65 (3, now 1, 36.5 mm SL); USNM 205474 [ex SIO 70-65, part] (1, 34 mm SL).  

Protomyctophum (Hierops )chilensis Wisner 1971

Protomyctophum (Hierops) chilensis Wisner 1971, Copeia 1971(1):39, fig. 1.  Type locality: Off Chile, 3307'S, 7309'W, 0-400 m.  Holotype: SIO 65-665 (38 mm SL).   Paratypes: CAS 24872 [ex SIO 65-665] (1, 33 mm SL); SIO 65-622 (1, 28 mm SL), SIO 65-665 (orig. 5, now 3, 20-37 mm SL), SIO 65-667 (5, 24-29 mm SL), SIO 69-320 (3, 15-37 mm SL), USNM 205473 [ex SIO 65-665] (1, 29.8 mm SL). 

Symbolophorus reversus Gago & Ricord 2005

Symbolophorus reversus Gago & Ricord 2005, Copeia 2005(1):139, figs. 1-2.  Type locality: Southeastern Pacific Ocean, 1157.5S, 8500.0W, surface.  Holotype:  SIO 52-377 (77.6 mm SL).  Paratypes:  SIO 52-310 (2, 55.0-57.8 mm SL), SIO 52-325 (1, 59.1 mm SL), SIO 52-372 (1, 80.1 mm SL), SIO 52-374 (2, 64.3-86.8 mm SL), SIO 52-377 (1, 66.8 mm SL), SIO 52-381 (3, 59.7-67.1 mm SL), SIO 53-377 (1, 68.4 mm SL), SIO 55-260 (1, 79.2 mm SL), SIO 55-262 (1, 81.2 mm SL), SIO 60-528 (2, 69.1-88.7 mm SL), SIO 75-257 (5, 79.8-86.9 mm SL), SIO 77-217 (5, 51.1-60.9 mm SL), SIO 79-127 (1, 78.3 mm SL), SIO 79-136 (1, 59.1 mm SL), SIO 91-181 (5, 54.1-67.1 mm SL), SIO 93-10 (2, 53.9-57.1 mm SL).

Taaningichthys paurolychnus Davy 1972

Taaningichthys paurolychnus Davy 1972, Fish. Bull. 70(1):71, fig. 4.  Type locality: Off Baja California, Mexico, 31N, 119W.  Holotype: SIO 70-19 (67 mm SL).  Paratypes: SIO 67-102 (2, 66-72 mm SL), SIO 70-20 (2, 77-91 mm SL).

 

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