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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, byneo = to fill up, to swell + Greek, kephale = head (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
The specific name, minerim, refers to the typically regional manner of pronouncing the Portuguese word 'mineirinho', diminutive of 'mineiro', which pertains to a person that comes from the State of Minas Gerais. The name is in reference to the region where it is found and also to its relative small size in comparison with other species of Bunocephalus. A noun in apposition.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS