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Hymenocephalus italicus Giglioli, 1884
Accepted name

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Accepted name
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senior synonym, original combination
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In Giglioli & Issel.
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Named for its transparent membrane-like head covering (‘‘hymen head’’) and fragile nature of head bones (Ref. 100825). Greek, hymen = membrane + Greek,kephale = head (Ref. 45335).
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