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Microsynodontis nasutus Ng, 2004
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Microsynodontis; Species: nasutus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Specific name should be regarded as an adjective and should be changed from nasutus to nasuta (Ferraris, pers. comm). This change will be reflected in the corrigenda of Ref. 58032 (Ferraris, pers. comm).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, mikros = small + Greek, synodon = with the teeth growing all together (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Species name from the Latin nasutus, meaning large nosed, in reference to the long snout of this species (Ref. 52369). Noun in apposition.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 
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