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Epithet: unguispinum
Meaning: With claw-like spines
Derivation: Compound word composed of the noun "unguis," meaning "claw," and the noun "spina," meaning "thorn, spine, prickle."
Pronunciation: un-gwee-SPIN-um

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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