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Scarus purpureus Valenciennes, 1840
Ambiguous synonym for Chlorurus sordidus Valenciennes, 1840
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Scarus; Species: purpureus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
homonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
In Cuvier & Valenciennes. Permanently invalid (Ref. 46206); preoccupied by Scarus purpureus Forsskål 1775.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, skaros = a fish described by anciente writers as a parrot fish; 1601 (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Ambiguous synonym
 
 


  Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Scarus; Species: purpureus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :  
No
  Status details :  
homonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
In Cuvier & Valenciennes. Permanently invalid (Ref. 46206); preoccupied by Scarus purpureus Forsskål 1775.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Ambiguous synonym
 

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