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Crenicara filamentosa Ladiges, 1958
Synonym for Dicrossus filamentosus Ladiges, 1958
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Crenicara; Species: filamentosa; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
Latin, crenulatus = cut, clipped + tupí, guaraní , acará = the name of a fish (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Name probably referring to the caudal streamers of the male; an adjective from Latin 'filamentum' meaning filament (Ref. 86441).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
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