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Labrus perditio Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
Synonym for Bodianus perditio (Quoy & Gaimard, 1834)

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senior synonym, original combination
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  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).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Name from the masculine Latin noun perditis or destruction; referring to the precarious position in which the vessel 'Astrolabe' found itself around the time the holotype was collected.
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