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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
From ‘dhani’, local Bengali/Bangla name for small minnows (Ref. 2031): ‘dhan’ is a rice paddy in Bengali/Bangla.
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Genitive of Aesculapius (Latin form of Asklepios, Ἀσκληπιός), ancient Greek god of medicine, equipped with a staff with one or two snakes wrapped around it. This is in reference to the snakeskin pattern of this species.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS