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Bodianus bimaculatus Allen, 1973
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Bodianus; Species: bimaculatus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Subgenus: Trochocopus (Ref. 75973).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Bodianus after Bodiano or Pudiano, from the Portuguese pudor, meaning modesty (Jordan & Evermann, 1896).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Name from Latin 'bis' meaning two or twice and the feminine noun 'macula' for spot, refers to its characteristic black spots on the opercle and caudal peduncle.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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