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Eviota melasma (non Lachner & Karnella, 1980)
Misapplied name for Eviota karaspila (non Lachner & Karnella, 1980)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Eviota; Species: melasma; (non Lachner & Karnella, 1980)
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
No etymology given, suggested by Christopher Scharpt: from Latin 'eu' for 'true' and 'iota' for anything very small, in combination 'truly very small' referring to it as being the smallest vertebrate at the time it has benn described by Jenkins (thus, making the suggestion by Scharpt plausible.
Etymology of specific name : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
 
 

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