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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
Latin, cirrus = curl fringe + Greek, pektos, -e, -on = made of several parts solidly united (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Specific epithet 'quagga' is of Hottentot origin and refers to the extinct species of Equus, related to zebra. Name refers to the rather obscure cross lines or bands.
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References using the name as accepted
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