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Labrus macrourus Lacep├Ęde, 1801
Synonym for Bodianus macrourus Lacep├Ęde, 1801
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Labrus; Species: macrourus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Name from Latin 'labrum' for lip, rim or edge; referring to the big lips of the fishes of the genus (from Ovid and Pliny according to Petrus Artedi).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Name from the Greek makros for long, and feminine noun oura for tail, referring to the elongate tail depicted in a pencil drawing of this species on which the original description was based (Ref. 75973).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Synonym
 
 
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