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  • Tandanus bellingerensis
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Scientific Name Tandanus bellingerensis  Welsh, Jerry, Burrows & Rourke, 2017
Common Name
Type Locality Bellinger River at mouth of Kip Creek on Darkwood Road, approx. 26 km W of Bellingen, New South Wales, 30°26'39.8"S, 152°37'14.1"E.
Pronunciation Tahn dah ness
Etymology The origin of the name is unclear. Possibly from an Australian Aboriginal name for the fish. 
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Reference Copeia v. 105 (no. 2), pp 230, Figs. 1-3.
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Last Update 2017 Aug 30 13:48 (species record created: 2017 Aug 29 14:48)