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Tilapia macrochir (non Boulenger, 1912)
Misapplied name for Oreochromis macrochir (Boulenger, 1912)

  Original name :   
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  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status :   
Misapplied name
  Status details :   
misapplied name, original combination
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  Comment :   
In Kabamba 1966. (in part.).
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Bechuana, African native thiape = fish (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
From the Greek "macros" = big and the Greek "cheir" = hand, or pectoral fin in fishes, referring to the large pectoral fin (Ref. 52307). Also Ref. 13337.
  Link to references :   
References using the name as accepted
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ITIS TSN : 169814 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS