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Polypterus arnaudii Duméril, 1870
Synonym for Polypterus senegalus Cuvier, 1829

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Synonym
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junior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
Type locality: 'White Nile River' (Ref. 42855); No type and no description in Duméril, 1870 (Ref. 3188). Originally not treated as valid, but as a synonym of Polypterus senegalus (Ref. 1688). Also Ref. 42908.
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, poly = a lot of + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Named after M. d'Arnaud, collector of the two specimens (Ref. 1688).
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References using the name as accepted
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ITIS TSN : 573242 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS