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Hypoprion hemiodon (Valenciennes, 1839)
Synonym for Carcharhinus hemiodon (Valenciennes, 1839)

  Original name  
  Check ECoF  
  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
in Müller & Henle. Author from ECoF.
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, hypo = under + Greek, prion = saw (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
  from ETYFish
hemi-, from hemisys (Gr.), half; odon (Gr.), tooth, allusion not explained, perhaps referring to how teeth on upper jaw are serrated basally and smooth distally. (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.
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