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Chiloglanis orthodontus Friel & Vigliotta, 2011
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Chiloglanis; Species: orthodontus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, cheilos = lip + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
A combination of the Greek word orthos, meaning straight or erect, and the Greek word odontos, meaning tooth; this name refers to the mandibular dentition in this species, which is relatively straight and evenly spread across the dentary as compared to most other members of the genus (Ref. 87986).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
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