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Eviota rubra Greenfield
Provisionally accepted name for Eviota rubra Greenfield & Randall, 1999

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Provisionally accepted name
  Status details  
junior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
No etymology given, suggested by Christopher Scharpt: from Latin 'eu' for 'true' and 'iota' for anything very small, in combination 'truly very small' referring to it as being the smallest vertebrate at the time it has benn described by Jenkins (thus, making the suggestion by Scharpt plausible.
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Specific name refers to its red coloration.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
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