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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, platys = flat + Greek, doras = skin (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Derived from the Greek 'brachy', meaning short, and 'lekis', meaning plate or dish. This is in reference to the relatively shallow midlateral scutes.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS