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Myctophum townsendi Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
Synonym for Ceratoscopelus townsendi Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1889
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Myctophum; Species: townsendi; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Generic name and status from Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Nov. 1999: Ref. 33021).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Greek, mykter, -eros = nose + Greek, ophis = serpent (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
Named after C.H. Townsend, naturalist on the Albatross (Ref. 6885).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
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