Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, mala = a lot of + Greek, pteron = fin + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
The electric discharging capacity of this electric catfish is described by the specific epithet (Ref. 44050).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : 164142 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS