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Acanthurus xanthopterus Valenciennes, 1835
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  Current accepted name :   
Yes
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Accepted name
  Status details :   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
In Cuvier & Valenciennes.
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, akantha = thorn + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Name from Greek 'xanthos' for yellow and 'ptero' for fin; referring to the yellow color of the outer part of the pectoral fin (Ref. 37792).
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