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Petrocephalus arnegardi Lavoué & Sullivan, 2014
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Petrocephalus; Species: arnegardi; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Latin, petra = stone + Greek, kephale = head (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
This species is dedicated to Matthew E. Arnegard, in recognition of his contributions to study of mormyrid evolution and diversification; Matthew Arnegard is additionally a member of the “Mintotom Team”: researchers associated with the Carl D. Hopkins Laboratory at Cornell University who have conducted field studies on African weakly electric fishes for more than 15 years ("Mintotom" is the plural form of the word for mormyrid fish in the Fang language of West Central Africa) (Ref. 96601).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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