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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
calceus is an invariable noun in apposition.
  Etymology of generic noun  
  from ETYFish
-ia (Gr.), belonging to: American ichthyologist Bashford Dean (1867-1928), American Museum of Natural History, for his research on selachian fishes. (See ETYFish)
  Etymology of specific epithet  
  from ETYFish
Latin for shoe, from the Portuguese vernacular sapata for this and other squaliform sharks, e.g., Centroselachus crepidater, Somniosidae; also known as sapata branca, white shoe, allusion not explained, perhaps referring to how its gray-white body with a long snout resembles a velvet slipper [often misspelled calcea]. (See ETYFish)
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  

Note: ETYFish and FishBase started a collaboration to complete the etymology for all valid names of fishes. For the current update, the following groups were completed: hagfishes (Myxini), lampreys (Petromyzonti), chimaeras (Holocephali), and sharks (Squalomorphi). It is a work in progress, so the two websites may not be synchronized.

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