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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  
Latin, petra = stone + Greek, kephale = head (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
The specific epithet is the name given to Petrocephalus locally in the Lingala language; speakers of Lingala recognize Petrocephalus as a natural group, which they call 'mbossou' (Ref. 85331).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
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