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  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, aaptos =giant, terrible + Greek, ykis, yaina, yanis, syaina, syax and syakon = a kind of sole; but it is also related to yaina =hyena and wild pig
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Named for its strongly curved jaws (Ref. 34719).
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases  
ITIS TSN : 639366 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS