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Labrus diana Lacep├Ęde, 1801
Synonym for Bodianus diana Lacep├Ęde, 1801
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Labrus; Species: diana; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
No
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  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 : 
 
Named for Diana, the goddess of the chase and the moon, an allusion to the beautiful coloration and form of the species (Ref. 75973).
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