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Labrus mesothorax Bloch
Synonym for Bodianus mesothorax (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

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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).
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Name from the Greek mesos for middle, and masculine noun thorax or breast plate; apparently in reference to the prominent diagonal black band on the body of adults of this species (Ref. 75973).
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