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Eviota macrophthalmus
for Trimma macrophthalmum (Tomiyama, 1936)

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  Current accepted name :   
No
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  Etymology of generic noun :   
No etymology given, suggested by Christopher Scharpt: from Latin 'eu' for 'true' and 'iota' for anything very small, in combination 'truly very small' referring to it as being the smallest vertebrate at the time it has benn described by Jenkins (thus, making the suggestion by Scharpt plausible.
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Origin of name not given, but presumably from ‘macro’ for large and the Greek noun ‘opthalmos’, meaning eye; originally spelled as ‘macrophthalmus’, and the spelling is retained because the second half of the specific name is a noun; thus treated as noun in apposition.
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References using the name as accepted
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