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Ammodytoides xanthops Randall
Accepted name

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  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status :   
Accepted name
  Status details :   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, ammos = sand + Greek, dytes = anyone that likes immersions, diving (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Name from the Greek 'xanthos' for yellow and 'ops' for face, referring to the dominant yellow colour of the head dorsally and anterior to the eye.
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References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases :   
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS