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senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
Author and year from Eschmeyer (CofF 1998: Ref. 26282).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek for fleecy, derived from mallos = wool, and -otus = a Greek adjectival suffix referring to property; referring to the shape of the scales along the side of breeding males, appearing hairy or fleecy (S.Kullander, pers. Comm.).
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