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Stegostoma varium Seba, 1759
Ambiguous synonym for Stegostoma tigrinum (Forster, 1781)

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
No
  Status  
Ambiguous synonym
  Status details  
other, new combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
  from ETYFish
stego (Gr.), cover; stoma (Gr.), mouth, referring to how “upper jaw is surmounted by a thick, membranous bulge” (translation), i.e., rounded snout conceals upper jaw and mouth opening. (See ETYFish)
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS

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Scharpf, C. The ETYFish Project, Fish Name Etymology Database. https://www.etyfish.org
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