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Hymenocephalus maculicaudus McMillan & Iwamoto, 2014
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Hymenocephalus; Species: maculicaudus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Named for its transparent membrane-like head covering (‘‘hymen head’’) and fragile nature of head bones (Ref. 100825). Greek, hymen = membrane + Greek,kephale = head (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Name from Latin 'maculis' meaning spot and 'cauda' for tail; referring to the distinctive line of melanophores along the mid-lateral line anteriorly on the tail.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
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