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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
jaculum (neuter noun in apposition) from the Latin word for javelin, in reference to the peculiar behavior of this species of launching itself off the bottom and swimming in midwater for prolonged periods.
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References using the name as accepted
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