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Ginglymostoma brevicaudatum G��nther, 1867
Synonym for Pseudoginglymostoma brevicaudatum (Günther, 1867)

  Original name  
  Check ECoF  
  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
In Playfair & Günther. Year from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Nov. 2000: Ref. 36656).
  Etymology of generic noun  
  from ETYFish
ginglymus (Gr.), hinge; stoma (Gr.), mouth, presumably referring to how corner of mouth has a hinged appearance. (See ETYFish)
  Etymology of specific epithet  
  from ETYFish
Brevis (L.), short; caudatus (L.), tailed, referring to caudal fin being less than ¼ of total length. (See ETYFish)
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  

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Scharpf, C. The ETYFish Project, Fish Name Etymology Database.
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