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Cossyphus albotaeniatus Valenciennes, 1839
Synonym for Bodianus albotaeniatus Valenciennes, 1839
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Cossyphus Species: albotaeniatus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
In Cuvier & Valenciennes. Originally spelled albo-taeniatus (Ref. 7442).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Name formed from the Latin adjective albus meaning white, and Latin noun taenia for fillet or ribbon, apparently referring to un large ruban nacre (= broad pearly ribbon) extending from below the eye to the membranous lobe of the opercle mentioned in the original description. This pearly ribbon refers to the white expanse below the dark cephalic stripe intersecting the eye ventrally in adults of moderate size (Ref. 75973).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
Name formed from the Latin adjective albus meaning white, and Latin noun taenia for fillet or ribbon, apparently referring to un large ruban nacre (= broad pearly ribbon) extending from below the eye to the membranous lobe of the opercle mentioned in the original description. This pearly ribbon refers to the white expanse below the dark cephalic stripe intersecting the eye ventrally in adults of moderate size (Ref. 75973).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Synonym
 
 

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