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Silurus electricus Bonnaterre, 1788
Ambiguous synonym for Malapterurus electricus (Gmelin, 1789)

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Ambiguous synonym
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other, original combination
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  Comment :   
Although Bonnaterre's work is established as having preceeded that of Gmelin, in all literature to year the Gmelin name is employed. The International Code of Zoological Nomenclature requires that such long neglected names be ignored (Ref. 44050).
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, silouros = a cat fish + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
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References using the name as accepted
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