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Pseudoscopelus spp.
for Pseudoscopelus altipinnis Parr, 1933

  Current accepted name :   
No
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  Comment :   
In Moore et al. 2003:227.
  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).
  Link to references :   
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases :   
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS