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Microcanthus howensis Whitley, 1931
Synonym for Microcanthus joyceae Whitley, 1931

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
junior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
Treated as a provisional synonym of M. joyceae, based on the geographic proximity of Lord Howe Island to mainland eastern Australia (Ref. 123714).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, mikros = small + Greek akantha = thorn (Ref. 45335); referring to the minute crenulations on the preopercle.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
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