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Malapterurus beninensis Murray, 1855
Accepted name

  Original name :   
  Check ECoF :   
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status :   
Accepted name
  Status details :   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Entered as a synonym in Ref. 3850; also as M. electricus beninensis.
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, mala = a lot of + Greek, pteron = fin + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
The specific epithet is geographic, in general reference to southern Nigeria, where the types originated (Ref. 44050).
  Link to references :   
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases :   
ITIS TSN : 681499 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS