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Hymenocephalus cavernosus (Goode & Bean, 1885)
Synonym for Hymenocephalus italicus Giglioli, 1884

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Named for its transparent membrane-like head covering (‘‘hymen head’’) and fragile nature of head bones (Ref. 100825).
Greek, hymen = membrane + Greek, kephale = head (Ref. 45335).
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