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  • head conical; snout < eye
    body: 4 dark stripes
    Myxodagnus macrognathus, Long-jawed sand-stargazer
    top lip flaps 10
    A 37; pectoral 15
    D X
    LL: continuous or 2 pieces
  • head conical; snout < / = eye
    dark bar under eye
    back: 14-18 dark saddles
    flank: 3 stripes
    Myxodagnus opercularis, Gill's sand-stargazer, Dart stargazer
    lip flaps: ~7.5 top; 14 bottom
    D IX; A 36; pectoral 14
    LL continuous, 50
  • head conical; snout < eye
    dark stripes - top back & flank
    Myxodagnus sagitta, Arrow sand-stargazer
    top lip flaps 9
    A 35; pectoral 13
    D IX
    LL: 2 sections, 49
  • head conical; snout > eye
    no bar under eye
    back: no saddles
    LL continuous, 51
    Myxodagnus walkeri, Walker's stargazer
    lip flaps: ~11 top; 15 bottom
    D IX; A 36; pectoral 14