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Lampetra tridentata (Richardson, 1836)
Synonym for Entosphenus tridentatus (Richardson, 1836)

  Original name  
  Check ECoF  
  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
Author and year from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Jan. 2012: Ref. 89336).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
  from ETYFish
tri- (L.), three; dentatus (L.), toothed, referring to “three conspicuous and contiguous teeth” on supraoral tooth plate [name coined by surgeon-naturalist Meredith Gairdner (1809-1837), who is sometimes credited as the author]. (See ETYFish)
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  

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Scharpf, C. The ETYFish Project, Fish Name Etymology Database.
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