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Epithet: pentaedrophorus
Meaning: Five-bearing
Derivation: Compound of two words, the prefix "penta-," meaning "five," and the suffix "-phorus," meaning "bearing."
Pronunciation: pent-ay-droh-FOR-us

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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