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Accepted name
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senior synonym, new combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Pethia is the generic vernacular name for small cyprinids in Sinhala.
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Named from the Greek makros (long), and gramme (line), in reference to the complete or almost complete lateral line, in constrast to most other members of the Puntius conchonius group, which have an abbreviated, short lateral line.
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References using the name as accepted
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