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Scarus purpureus Valenciennes, 1840
Ambiguous synonym for Chlorurus sordidus (Forsskål, 1775)

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Ambiguous synonym
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homonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
In Cuvier & Valenciennes. Permanently invalid (Ref. 46206); preoccupied by Scarus purpureus Forsskål 1775.
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, skaros = a fish described by anciente writers as a parrot fish; 1601 (Ref. 45335).
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