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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, hemi = half + Greek, rhamphos = bill + greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Name refers to the minute oily seeds of the Sesamum plant (Pedaliaceae), in allusion to the small black spots/dashes on the dorsal fi n with which resemble black sesame seeds. A noun in apposition.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS