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Polypterus bichir Lacep��de, 1803
Accepted name

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  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status :   
Accepted name
  Status details :   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
Author from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Feb. 2010: Ref. 83763) and Ref. 42855. Appeared originally as 'Polyptère bichir' (Ref. 43537).
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, poly = a lot of + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Named after the local name for the fish (Ref. 43537).
  Link to references :   
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases :   
ITIS TSN : 623998 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS