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Helcogramma nigra Williams & Howe, 2003
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Helcogramma; Species: nigra; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, helkos, -eos, -ous = ulcer, sore + Greek, gramma = letter, mark (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
The specific epithet is from the Latin nigra meaning black. The name refers to the black fins of the males.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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