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Trimma volcana Winterbottom, 2003
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Trimma; Species: volcana; Original reference
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senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, trimma, -atos = something crushed (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Named for Volcanus, Roman god of fire, referring to the amber-red spots on an earthy brown background that resemble numerous small, volcanic vents on a lava field, and is suggestive of the hot-spot origins of the Comores Islands; noun in apposition.
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Accepted name

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