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Lepomis macrochirus purpurescens
Synonym for Lepomis macrochirus Rafinesque, 1819

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
junior synonym, change in rank
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, lepis = scaled + Greek, poma = gill cover, operculum (Ref. 45335, 79012).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
macrochirus meaning large hand, probably referring to the body shape (Ref. 10294).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS