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Diaphus theta Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Diaphus; Species: theta; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, dis, dia = through + Greek, physa, phyo = to beget, to have as offspring (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Named after the Greek letter and refers to the body photophores which are divided horizontally by a fine line of black pigment (Ref. 6885).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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