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Latimeria chalumnae Smith, 1939
Accepted name

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Yes
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Accepted name
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senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun :   
Taken from Miss Courtenay Latimer worker in the East London Musuem; she contributed to the update of the fish (Coelacanth, Latimeria chalumnae) (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Chalumnae = the name of river Chalumna in South Africa, where the "first" Coelacanth was found (Ref. 45335).
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