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Hymenocephalus megalops (non Iwamoto & Merrett, 1997)
Misapplied name for Hymenocephalus maculicaudus (non Iwamoto & Merrett, 1997)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Hymenocephalus; Species: megalops; (non Iwamoto & Merrett, 1997)
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
misapplied name, 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 : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
 
 

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