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Synodus janus Waples & Randall, 1988
Synonym for Synodus falcatus Waples & Randall, 1988
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Synodus; Species: janus; Original reference
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  Status details:   
junior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Named after the Roman god with the two-faced head, alluding to the dermal flaps on the left and right nares which differ considerably in size and shape (may be an aberrant characteristic) (Ref. 7438).
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