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  Original name  
  Check ECoF  
  Current accepted name  
Yes
  Status  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
  Comment  
See nomenclatural details in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Feb. 2013: Ref. 93002).
  Etymology of generic noun  
Named for its transparent membrane-like head covering (‘‘hymen head’’) and fragile nature of head bones (Ref. 100825). Greek, hymen = membrane + Greek,kephale = head (Ref. 45335).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
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