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Polypterus mokelembembe Schliewen & Schäfer, 2006
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Polypterus; Species: mokelembembe; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, poly = a lot of + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Named after Mokele-mbembe, a mythological creature believed by some to be a sauropod dinosaur that has survived the extinction of dinosaurs at the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary in the central Congo basin; the name is chosen as an allusion to the archaic na
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 


  Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Polypterus; Species: mokelembembe; Original reference
  Current accepted name :  
Yes
  Status details :  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 


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