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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, xyreo = that cuts like a knife + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Specific name from Latin 'novacula' meaning 'razor'; referring to it being very compressed with front of head forming a sharp edge.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
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