- Malthopsis jordani Gilbert, 1905
Type locality: Off southern coast of Molokai Island, Hawaiian Islands, Albatross station 3853, depth 115-134 fathoms.
Diagnosis. A species of Malthopsis with fine reticulate color pattern on dorsal surface (uniformly brown or creamy white in some preserved specimens); large eye (12.5–14.9% SL); narrow interorbital space (4.4–6.1% SL) forming a groove; a short and blunt rostral protuberance directed upward; principal bucklers blunt and relatively few in number, naked between principal bucklers; no buckler dorsal to orbit; ventral surface with few small bucklers forming a large naked area; subopercular buckler with 1 spine directed forward; and a relatively small adult body size (<70 mm SL).
Distribution. Only known from the Pailolo Channel between Molokai and Maui at depths of 185–512 meters. m.