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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, nannus = small + Greek, perke = perch (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
The specific epithet is the feminised form of the Latin noun 'pygmaeus' meaning 'dwarf', referring to it being the smallest of the pygmy perches; noun in apposition. applied as a noun in apposition, and in Common name Little Pygmy Perch applied in recognition of the relative small size.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS