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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
Author from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Feb. 2010: Ref. 83763) and Ref. 42855. Appeared originally as 'Polyptère bichir' (Ref. 43537).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, poly = a lot of + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Named after the local name for the fish (Ref. 43537).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : 623998 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS