Ocosia sphex Fricke 2017,

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 105

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Ocosia sphex Fricke 2017


* Ocosia sphex Fricke 2017  —Bismarck waspfish

Status at New Ireland. Recorded from New Ireland in original description by Fricke (2017c: 68), based on NTUM 11318 (holotype, 38.6 mm SL, St. CP 4490-22, off northwest side of New Hanover).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Apparently endemic to New Ireland Province. 120–155 m depth. Marine.