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Balistes verrucosus Gronow, 1854
Ambiguous synonym for Melichthys niger (Bloch, 1786)

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Ambiguous synonym
  Status details  
other, original combination
  Status ref.  
In Gray. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Balistes verrucosus Linnaeus, 1758 ).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Latin, balista, -ae = crossbowman. In Greek, ballo = to throw (Ref. 45335).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
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