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Acanthurus rueppellii  Swainson, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1146230

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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  Valid Name: Acanthurus sohal (Forsskål, 1775)
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  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
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  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 1-Feb-2021, website (version 1 Feb 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds) 2021. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 01 Feb 2021   
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  Comment: Originally given as 'C. Rüppelii' ('C.' represents subgenus Ctenodon in genus Acanthurus). However, Swainson explicitly refers to 'Dr. Rüppell' in this work (bottom of p.231, and index p.433), so it is clear that the single-L is to be taken as an inadvertent error that is to be corrected (per ICZN Art. 32.5.1). Additionally, the -ü- is to be corrected to -ue- (Art., yielding the 'correct original spelling' rueppellii. Note that this is technically not a homonym of Bennett's name, 'Acanthurus Ruppelii' (corrected to ruppellii), given the one-letter difference (see also Art. 58, where -u- and -ue- are not listed as equivalent)  



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