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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
Grek, mikros = small + Greek, thrissa, -es = shad (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Named in honor of Dr. P.J.P. Whitehead of the British Museum (Natural History), London, whose numerous publications on clupeoid fishes have contributed substantially to our knowledge of this group (Ref. 46514).
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References using the name as accepted
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ITIS TSN : 572696 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS