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Lamna guentheri Murray, 1884
Synonym for Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque, 1810

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No
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Synonym
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junior synonym, original combination
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Original spelling Lamna g√ľntheri (Ref. 26414, 43278).
  Etymology of generic noun  
  from ETYFish
From the Greek lamia, a large and voracious shark, originally from Lamia in Greek mythology, daughter of King Belos, who revenged the murder of her children by killing the children of others, and who behaved so cruelly that her face turned into a nightmarish mask. (See ETYFish)
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References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS

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Scharpf, C. The ETYFish Project, Fish Name Etymology Database. https://www.etyfish.org
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