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Petromyzon argenteus Kirtland, 1838
Ambiguous synonym for Ichthyomyzon bdellium Kirtland, 1838
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Petromyzon; Species: argenteus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
homonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Permanently invalid, preoccupied by Petromyzon argenteus Bloch 1795, replaced by Petromyzon bdellium Jordan 1885.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Latin, petra = stone + greek, myzon = to suckle (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Ambiguous synonym
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