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Polypterus retropinnis lowei Boulenger, 1911
Synonym for Polypterus palmas Ayres, 1850

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
junior synonym, change in rank
  Status ref.  
Also Ref. 2835.
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, poly = a lot of + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Named after Mr. Willoughby P. Lowe, collector of the type-specimens of Polypterus lowei (Ref. 46507).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
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