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Melanocetus johnsoni (non G��nther, 1864)
Misapplied name for Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864

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Misapplied name
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misapplied name, original combination
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The specific epithet must be spelled johnsoni*i*.
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, 'melas' or 'melanos' = black + Greek, 'ketos' = any large sea creature, more often referring to a whale (Ref. 86949).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Named for Mr. Johnson of Madeira who found the first individual (Ref. 4525).
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