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Amia calva Linnaeus, 1766
Accepted name

  Original name :   
  Check ECoF :   
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status :   
Accepted name
  Status details :   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Author and year (Ref. 3814).
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, amia = a kind of shark (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
calva (Latin) = smooth or 'the bald scalp of the head', probably referring to the smooth appearance of the head of live specimens (Ref. 46234).
  Link to references :   
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases :   
ITIS TSN : 161104 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS