Strophiops balaena Maynard and Clapp in Maynard, 1921
Maynard and Clapp in Maynard, 1921a:132 (as balaene), Plate 29, figs. 3, 4 (as S. balaena); Harasewych et al., 2007:490-492, fig. 189.
There are 764 paralectotypes, including MCZ 76191, MCZ118213 and USNM 419943 (200 specimens).
The name of this taxon is spelled as balaene in the original description, balaena in the plate caption, and balanae in Maynard's [1924?:] sales catalog. The spellings balaene and balaenae are here considered "incorrect original spellings" [Article 32.5.1, ICZN, 1999:39] and thus have no separate availability [Article 32.4, ICZN, 1999:39]. Clench (1957:138) lists this taxon as balaena.
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