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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
H. guttatus was considered as a junior synonym of H. bimaculatus by Boulenger (1907, 1915) and Pellegrin (1904), but was revaliyeard by Loiselle (1979, Ref. 43352).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, hemis = half + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
From the Latin "guttatus" = speckled, apparently referring to the pattern of black dots in the cheek and opercular region of the type material (Ref. 43352).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
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