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Tilapia lepidura Boulenger, 1899
Synonym for Oreochromis lepidurus (Boulenger, 1899)

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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Bechuana, African native thiape = fish (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
From the Greek "lepis" = scale and "oura" = tail, referring to the densely scaled caudal fin (Ref. 55074).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
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