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Old Thursday 4th June 2020, 20:35   #6
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Etymology.—The generic name, from
the stem of the genitive syrtidos (sandbar
or sandbank) Latinized from Greek and
the Latin cola (dweller), when combined
with the species name fluviatilis (riverine),
indicates that this species inhabits sandbars along rivers. The name is masculine in
gender.
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