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Ctenopharyngodon idella (Valenciennes, 1844)
Accepted name

  Original name :   
  Check ECoF :   
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status :   
Accepted name
  Status details :   
senior synonym, new combination
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  Comment :   
Generic name masculine.
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, kteis, ktenos = comb + Greek, pharyngx = pharynx + greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Cteno=comb; pharynx=throat; odon=tooth (in reference to its comblike pharyngeal teeth); and idella: presumably derived from the Greek idios, distinctive or peculiar (Ref. 79012).
  Link to references :   
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases :   
ITIS TSN : 163537 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS