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Silurus electricus Bonnaterre, 1788
Ambiguous synonym for Malapterurus electricus Bonnaterre, 1788
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Silurus; Species: electricus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
other, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Although Bonnaterre's work is established as having preceeded that of Gmelin, in all literature to year the Gmelin name is employed. The International Code of Zoological Nomenclature requires that such long neglected names be ignored (Ref. 44050).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, silouros = a cat fish + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Ambiguous synonym
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