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Accepted name
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senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Name from Greek 'a' meaning without, 'pro' for forward, 'gnathos' for jaw and 'odontos' for tooth, referring to the lack of intermaxillary dentition.
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Name from Greek 'platy' for flat and 'ventris' for belly, referring to the flattened ventrum; noun in genetive case (Ref. 54133).
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References using the name as accepted
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