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Pseudoscopelus microps
Synonym for Pseudoscopelus altipinnis Parr, 1933

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junior synonym, original combination
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Also Ref. 78616.
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, skopelos = a lantern fish (Ref. 45335). L├╝tken did not recognize the presence of photophores on the body, confusing them with pores, but referred to a genus of lanternfish (Scopelus now Myctophum) when he named the genus (Ref. 85782).
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