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Betta splendens Regan, 1910
Accepted name

  Original name :   
  Check ECoF :   
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status :   
Accepted name
  Status details :   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Year from Eschmeyer (CofF 1998: Ref. 26282).
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Malay/Javanese origin. Bleeker (1850, 1858) indicates Ikan Wadder Bettah as the local name of Betta trifasciata Bleeker, 1849 (now Betta picta, Valenciennes, 1846) in the Ambarawa Javanese dialect. Ikan Wader is a common Javanese name for smaller freshwater fishes, especially cyprinids (already used in Old Javanese). See Blust, R. & Trussel, S. Austronesian Comparative Dictionary. Web Edition (https://www.trussel2.com/acd/).
  Link to references :   
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases :   
ITIS TSN : 172611 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS