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Polypterus schoutedeni Pellegrin, 1923
Synonym for Polypterus weeksii Pellegrin, 1923
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Polypterus; Species: schoutedeni; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
junior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Type locality: 'Mongende dans un bras du fleuve Congo' (Ref. 49956). Type specimens are probably young Polypterus weeksii (Ref. 42907). Also Ref. 42904, Ref. 42908.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, poly = a lot of + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Named after Dr. Schouteden, collector of the type-specimens (Ref. 41591, Ref. 49956).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Synonym
 
 
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