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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  
Greek, hemi = half + Greek, rhamphos = bill + greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Name from the Latin byssus, meaning fine thread, in reference to the distinct filamentous dorsal-fin rays of large males. 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