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Clupea thrissoides Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Synonym for Megalops cyprinoides Bloch & Schneider, 1801
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Clupea; Species: thrissoides; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
junior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
(in part). A substitute for Clupea cyprinoides for which types are lost.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Latin, clupea = sardine, derived from Clupeus = shield; doubtless a reference to the scales covering the body of the fish + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   

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