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Scoliodon terraenovae (Richardson, 1836)
Synonym for Rhizoprionodon terraenovae (Richardson, 1836)

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
  from ETYFish
scolio-, from skolios (Gr.), oblique; odon (Gr.), tooth, referring to oblique teeth pointing towards sides of mouth. (See ETYFish)
  Etymology of specific epithet  
  from ETYFish
terra (L.), earth or land; novus (L.), new, i.e., Newfoundland, Canada, where Richardson erroneously thought it occurred. (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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