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senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, potamos = river + Greek, trygon = a sting ray (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Named for Samuel Walton Garman (1843-1927), an American naturalist who greatly contributed to the development of Zoology, especially Herpetology and Ichthyology, in the U.S.A. His research on sharks and rays remain among the most impressive and important contributions to the field.
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