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Barbus senticeps Smith, 1936
Synonym for Pseudobarbus senticeps Smith, 1936
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Barbus; Species: senticeps; Smith, 1936
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Latin, barbus = barbel (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
The species name senticeps refers to the thorny or prickly appearance of the head (sentis, a thorn, bramble, and ceps, head) of sexually mature males due to the development of distinctly pointed tubercles on the snout, along the inner edges of the nares and orbits and head dorsum (Ref. 114782).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
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