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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, keras, -atos = horn + Greek, glanis = a fish that can eat the bait without touching the hook; a cat fish (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
From pachys, Greek for thick and nema, Greek for thread, in reference to the thickened maxillary barbels of mature males.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
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ITIS TSN : 640199 | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS