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Rivulus xiphidius Huber, 1979
Synonym for Laimosemion xiphidius (Huber, 1979)

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  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Latin, rivus = stream (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
The name xiphidus meaning sword in Latin was given because of the characteristic longitudinal black band which decorates the sides, the snout up to the caudal peduncle in the female and the caudal fin in the male (Ref. 27188).
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References using the name as accepted
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ITIS TSN : 647668 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS