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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
Three syntypes of Distichodus fasciolatus (MRAC 28, MRAC 63 and MRAC 102) were found to be Distichodus antonii (Ref. 96324).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, di = two + Greek, stix, stichos = line, row (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
The species name "fasciolatus" is derived from the Latin word "fascia", meaning "band, bandage, girdle, zone, strip, stripe" with "fasciola" as a diminutive and most probably refers to the well-marked transverse bars on the flanks (Ref. 96324).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : 163214 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS