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Trimma maiandros Hoese, Winterbottom & Reader, 2011
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Trimma; Species: maiandros; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, trimma, -atos = something crushed (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Named for Maiandros, the god of the winding Maeander River in Phrygia (currently known as the Büyük Menderes River in Turkey), son of Oceanus and his sister Tethys. The English word 'meander', a winding, crooked, or involved course, is in allusion to the zigzag pattern of grey to blue lines on the body; a noun in apposition.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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