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Pseudoscopelus scriptus (non Lütken, 1892)
Misapplied name for Pseudoscopelus altipinnis (non Lütken, 1892)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Pseudoscopelus; Species: scriptus; (non Lütken, 1892)
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
In Norman 1929:543, and Parin et al. 1995:737.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, skopelos = a lantern fish (Ref. 45335). Lütken 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).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
 
 

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