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Polypterus arnaudii Duméril, 1870
Synonym for Polypterus senegalus Duméril, 1870
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Polypterus; Species: arnaudii; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
junior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Type locality: 'White Nile River' (Ref. 42855); No type and no description in Duméril, 1870 (Ref. 3188). Originally not treated as valid, but as a synonym of Polypterus senegalus (Ref. 1688). Also Ref. 42908.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, poly = a lot of + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Named after M. d'Arnaud, collector of the two specimens (Ref. 1688).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Synonym
 
 

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