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Diastodon speciosus Bowdich, 1825
Synonym for Bodianus speciosus (Bowdich, 1825)

  Original name  
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  Current accepted name  
  Status details  
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref.  
No type specimen.
  Etymology of generic noun  
Greek, diastasis = separation + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
Name from a Latin adjective meaning 'beautiful', in reference to the attractive coloration of this species.
  Link to references  
References using the name as accepted
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