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Hippocampus ramulosus Leach, 1814
Ambiguous synonym for Hippocampus guttulatus Cuvier, 1829

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Ambiguous synonym
  Status details  
questionable, original combination
  Status ref.  
Treated as junior synonym, for this name is still widely used for H. guttulatus; however, it is unclear what species the type species represents, for it is not similar to H. guttulatus group (Ref. 30915). Valid in Dawson (Ref. 4509).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, ippos = horse + Greek,kampe = curvature (Ref. 45335).
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References using the name as accepted
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