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Leporinus brinco Birindelli, Britski & Garavello, 2013
Synonym for Megaleporinus brinco Birindelli, Britski & Garavello, 2013
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Leporinus; Species: brinco; Original reference
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senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Latin, lepus, leporis = rabbit (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
The specific name brinco refers to the vernacular name of the species, 'piau-brinco', which means a species of Leporinus ('piau') with an earring ('brinco' in Portuguese) in allusion to the red blotch behind the head, immediately dorsal to pectoral-fin origin. A noun in apposition.
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