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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
Lantin, punctum = point, the point of the sword (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Named for Kamalika Abeyaratne (22 June 1934-11 December 2004), formed as a noun in apposition. Puntius kamalika has previously been known in Sri Lanka by the vernacular names Ipilli kadeya and Mada ipilla (Deraniyagala 1930).
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References using the name as accepted
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