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Epithet: multicava
Meaning: With many holes
Derivation: Compound of two words, the prefix "multi-" and the feminine form of the Latine adjective "cavus," meaning "hollow, concave."
Pronunciation: mul-tee-KAH-vuh
Alternative Pronunciation: mul-tee-KAV-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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