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Labrus leucosticticus Bennett, 1832
Synonym for Bodianus leucosticticus Bennett, 1832
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Labrus; Species: leucosticticus; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Species spelling and year (Ref. 7442).
  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 leukos for “white and stiktos for spotted; referring to the row of white spots along the back of adults in life (Ref. 75973).
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
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