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Pimelodus furcatus Valenciennes, 1840
Synonym for Ictalurus furcatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
ex Lesueur in Cuvier & Valenciennes.
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, pimele = fat + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
The specific name furcatus meaning forked, referring to the deeply forked caudal fin (Ref. 10294).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
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