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Hippocampus ramulosus Leach, 1814
Ambiguous synonym for Hippocampus guttulatus Leach, 1814
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Hippocampus; Species: ramulosus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
questionable, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Treated as junior synonym, for this name is still widely used for H. guttulatus; however, it is unclear what species the type species represents, for it is not similar to H. guttulatus group (Ref. 30915). Valid in Dawson (Ref. 4509).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, ippos = horse + Greek,kampe = curvature (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Ambiguous synonym
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