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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Leptochilichthys pinguis (Vaillant, 1886)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Leptochilichthys pinguis Vaillant, 1886

Synonyms:

Anomalopterus pinguis Vaillant, 1886, C.R. Séanc. Acad. Sci. Paris, 103 (25): 1239
(Cape Blanc, Morocco, 1400 m). Holotype: MNHN 85-168.
Anomalopterus pinguis: Vaillant, 1888: 160-162, pl. XI (fig. 4-4a) Goode & Bean, 1896: 49-50, pl. XV (fig. 54) Lozano Rey, 1947: 83-84, fig. 14 Dollfus, 1955: 29, 99.
Anomalopterichthys pinguis: Whitley, 1940: 242.
Leptochilichthys agassizii Garman, 1899, Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard, 24: 285286, pl. 58, fig. 3. Holotype MCZ 28479.
Leptochilichthys agassizii macrops Roule & Angel, 1931, Bull. Inst. Océan.Monaco, 581: 6 (Coast of Morocco, 0-3000 m). Holotype in MOM.
Leptochilichthys agassizii macrops: Roule & Angel, 1933: 8, 39, pl. 1, fig. 3 Belloc, 1949: 5.
Leptochilichthys agassizii: Markle, 1976: 109-111, fig. 38a.


Common names:

vaillant's smooth-head [En]

Vaillant's smooth-head (Leptochilichthys pinguis)