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Bodianus insularis Gomon
Accepted name

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Yes
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Accepted name
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senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
Subgenus: Bodianus (Ref.75973).
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Bodianus after Bodiano or Pudiano, from the Portuguese pudor, meaning modesty (Jordan & Evermann, 1896).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Name derived from a Latin adjective meaning 'of an island'; in reference to the apparent restriction of this species to islands associated with the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Ref. 75973).
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