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Petromyzon plumbeus Ayres, 1855
Ambiguous synonym for Lampetra ayresii Ayres, 1855
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Petromyzon; Species: plumbeus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
other, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
L. ayresi was originally described as P. plumbeus but G√ľnther realized plumbeus had already been used for a European lamprey and substituted ayresii (Ref. 1998).
  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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