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Eviota rubriceps Greenfield & Jewett, 2011
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Eviota; Species: rubriceps; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  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 : 
 
Name from combining the Latin rubrum (red) and caput (head), referring to the distinctive red head in life; an adjective.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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