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Hemichromis guttatus Günther, 1862
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Hemichromis; Species: guttatus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
H. guttatus was considered as a junior synonym of H. bimaculatus by Boulenger (1907, 1915) and Pellegrin (1904), but was revaliyeard by Loiselle (1979, Ref. 43352).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, hemis = half + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
From the Latin "guttatus" = speckled, apparently referring to the pattern of black dots in the cheek and opercular region of the type material (Ref. 43352).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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