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Epithet: aureispina
Meaning: Golden spine
Derivation: Compound of two Latin words, inflection of the adjective "aureus," meaning "made of gold, golden; gold-colored; shining or glittering like gold," and the noun "spina," meaning "thorn, spine, prickle."
Pronunciation: awr-ee-is-PIN-uh

Whereas the generic name must be unique, there are often two or more genera with the same specific epithet. The same epithet can also be used within a species for subspecies, varieties, and forms.

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