Specimen labels were digitized by entering verbatim label data into a standard USNM
entomology EMu (electronic museum) data entry form.
destructans infection among the museum samples we studied (USNM
231170, male, skin and skull) was in a Bechstein's bat (Mvotis bechsteinii) collected on May 9,1918, at Foret de Russy, Centre-Val de Loire, France.
); 10[male], 4[female] India: Meghalaya / Barapani / 25.6882222[degrees]N, 91.9180833[degrees]E / 993 m / 24-IX-2013 / coll.
285048 (1); ZIN 47740 (3), 47751 (1), 48052 (1); ZMMU P-17078-79 (1, 1, apparently not received), P-17081 (1), uncat.
138563, 9 July 1905, "Pinon, San Pedro Martir Mts., W Slope", 31.177, -115.804.
Neotype specimen: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.: USNM
1195802, 1 ind, female, BW 40 mm, BH 70 mm (live), BW 30 mm, BH 69 mm (8% formalin-preserved), 24 June 2011, Karel's Pier, Kralendijk, Bonaire, the Netherlands, 12[degrees]09'06.37" N, 68[degrees]16'06.37" W; depth = surface.
One poorly preserved specimen, USNM
54440, collected during an Albatross survey in 1897 off Killisnoo Island in southeastern Alaska may be a specimen of S.
brongniartii and the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History (USNM
) in Washington, DC for the remaining species.
Comparative specimens of Paracheilinus octotaenia examined include: BPBM 13856, 8 specimens, 25-69 mm SL, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea; MNHN 52-296, 64 mm SL (holotype), Abulat Island, Saudi Arabia, Red Sea; USNM
277592, 86 specimens, 33.9-90.6 mm SL, El Himeira, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea.