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Hymenocephalus billsam Marshall & Iwamoto, 1973
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Hymenocephalus; Species: billsam; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
See nomenclatural details in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Feb. 2013: Ref. 93002).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Named for its transparent membrane-like head covering (‘‘hymen head’’) and fragile nature of head bones (Ref. 100825). Greek, hymen = membrane + Greek,kephale = head (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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