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Accepted name
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senior synonym, new combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, silouros = a cat fish + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
From the Latin "auritu" (literally "listening"), referring to the local Arabian name of this species in Egypt, "schilbe oudney", which means "schilbe with ear" (those "ears" probably refer to the large rounded pectoral fins just behind the head)(Ref. 43912).
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References using the name as accepted
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ITIS TSN : 681892 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS