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Bodianus insularis Gomon & Lubbock, 1980
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Bodianus; Species: insularis; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Subgenus: Bodianus (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 derived from a Latin adjective meaning 'of an island'; in reference to the apparent restriction of this species to islands associated with the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Ref. 75973).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name

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