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Ostracion quadricornis Linnaeus, 1758
Synonym for Acanthostracion quadricornis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, ostrakon = shell (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Specific name refers to the 2 pairs of horns ('quadricornis' = 4 horns), in front of the eyes and a second pair at the lower rear corners of the cuirass.
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References using the name as accepted
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