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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, chaite = hair + Greek, stoma = mouth (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
The specific epithet spondylus is in reference to the tuft of odontodes on the trunk lateral dermal plates that resemble the thorny projections of the bivalve mollusk known as spiny oyster. 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