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Pastinachus gruveli (Chabanaud, 1923)
Synonym for Pastinachus sephen (Forsskål, 1775)

  Original name  
  Check ECoF  
  Current accepted name  
No
  Status  
Synonym
  Status details  
junior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
  Comment  
Although considered valid in Ref. 47854, Compagno (pers. comm. 30/07/03) suggests that D. gruveli should be treated as a synonym of Pastinachus sephen until the major problems within the genus can be rectified.
  Etymology of generic noun  
Latin, pastinaca = a sting ray (Ref. 45335).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS