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Polypterus bichir (non Lacepède, 1803)
Misapplied name for Polypterus endlicherii (non Lacepède, 1803)
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Polypterus; Species: bichir; (non Lacepède, 1803)
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
misapplied name, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Appeared first in detail in Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1802:97 (Ref. 46206). In Günther 1870, (in part).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, poly = a lot of + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Misapplied name
 
 

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