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  Original name  
  Check ECoF  
  Current accepted name  
Yes
  Status  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
  Comment  
Year from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Jul. 2010: Ref. 84883).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, stiphos, -eos, -oys = mass + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
The species is named oatea to honour Oatea, who has created "the earth of men legend" for his wife Atanua, Henua Enana ("the earth of men"), the Marquesas Islands. The specific epithet is treated as a noun in apposition.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS