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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, new combination
  Status ref.  
Generic name masculine.
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, kteis, ktenos = comb + Greek, pharyngx = pharynx + greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
From the words cteno, meaning comb; pharyngodon, pharyngeal teeth (referring to the corrugate or comb-like cutting surfaces of the pharyngeal teeth); and idella (derived from ideo), meaning distinctive (Ref. 10294).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : 163537 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS