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Myctophum townsendi Eigenmann
Synonym for Ceratoscopelus townsendi (Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889)

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
Generic name and status from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Nov. 1999: Ref. 33021).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, mykter, -eros = nose + Greek, ophis = serpent (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Named after C.H. Townsend, naturalist on the Albatross (Ref. 6885).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
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