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Lepisosteus spatula
Synonym for Atractosteus spatula (Lacepède, 1803)

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, lepis = scale + Greek, osteon = bone; bony sacled (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
From the words atract, meaning spindle and osteus, meaning bony; spatula (referring to snout shape) (Ref. 10294).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
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ITIS TSN : 161097 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS