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Labrus oeyena Forssk��l, 1775
Synonym for Gerres oyena (Forsskål, 1775)

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
The original German spelling *ö*yena is correctly transliteraded in *oe*yena. But the spelling oyena is kept on the basis of prevailing usage. See nomenclatural details in Ref. 83466 and Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Mar. 2011: Ref. 86697).
  Etymology of generic noun  
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).
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References using the name as accepted
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