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Tripterygion brachylepis Schultz, 1960
Synonym for Norfolkia brachylepis Schultz, 1960
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Tripterygion; Species: brachylepis; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Type locality, Marshall Islands, Bikini Atoll (Ref. 75154). In Schultz et. Al.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, tres tria = three + Greek, pteron = wing, fin; diminutive (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Named for the scales on the pectoral fin base (Latin 'brachium' for upper arm and 'lepis' for a scale of a fish) (R. Bajol, pers.comm. 04/16).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
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