Here is an idea about the dropping of the "H". Sikoko is an English
transcription using an older, largely obsolete system for
Japanese-to-English. Today it is spelled Shikoku. When it was described,
I'll bet it was Sikoku. Both are pronounced the same.
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You mean "uh-RIS-eh-ma"? I've heard this, but most often a (as in "at")
By the way, why not shikokuianum instead of sikokianum since that species
was described from Shikoku?
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My classical-Latin-fluent friend tells me: