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Silurus electricus Bonnaterre, 1788
Ambiguous synonym for Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789)

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Ambiguous synonym
  Status details  
other, original combination
  Status ref.  
Although Bonnaterre's work is established as having preceeded that of Gmelin, in all literature to year the Gmelin name is employed. The International Code of Zoological Nomenclature requires that such long neglected names be ignored (Ref. 44050).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, silouros = a cat fish + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
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