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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, potamos = river + Greek, trygon = a sting ray (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Named for Adamastor, one of the giants of Greek mythology who opposed Zeus and Thetis and was thereby sent to Earth, acting as a raging storm over the Cape of Storms. The epithet adamastor is an adaptation of the Greek 'Adamastos', which means untamed. A noun in apposition.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
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