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Bodianus melanoleucus


Bodianus melanoleucus was originally described as Bodianus melanoleucus by Lacepède in 1802. It belongs to the family Labridae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanoleucus
AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
AuthorNI   Lacepède
Qualification   ---
Year   1802
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Labriformes Labriformes
Family   Labridae
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Genus   Bodianus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Labriformes
Family   Labridae
Genus   Bodianus
Original Name   Bodianus        
Taxon Name   melanoleucus
Original Combination   Bodianus melanoleucus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Bodianus melanoleucus
OriginalSubGenus   Bodianus
Original Author   Lacepède
Original AuthorWI   Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1802
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mauritius, Mascarenes, southwestern Indian Ocean.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1984:12 [ref. 19232].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN 0000-7677 (dry)
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 4
Page   283, 296

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Plectropomus laevis
Current Species   laevis
Current Genus Plectropomus
Current AuthorWI Lacepède [B. G. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Lacepède
Current Year   1801
Current Family Labridae
Current Subfamily
Epinephelinae Epinephelinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Plectropomus laevis  (Lacepède 1801). Serranidae: Epinephelinae.
Name History   •Valid as Plectropomus melanoleucus (Lacepède 1801) -- (Kyushin et al. 1977:190 [ref. 19756], Katayama in Masuda et al. 1984:127 [ref. 6441]). •Synonym of Plectropomus laevis (Lacepède 1801) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1986:535 [ref. 5667], Randall & Hoese 1986:12 [ref. 6009], Paxton et al. 1989:499 [ref. 12442], Lee 1990:59 [ref. 19830], Randall et al. 1990:117 [ref. 15987], Randall & Heemstra 1991:292 [ref. 19601], Heemstra & Randall 1993:290 [ref. 21042], Fricke 1999:204 [ref. 24106], Heemstra & Randall 1999:2532 [ref. 24815], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:610 [ref. 25122], Randall 2005:165 [ref. 28239], Fricke & Kulbicki 2006:328 [ref. 28867], Hoese et al. 2006:1021 [ref. 28999], Fricke et al. 2011:386 [ref. 31242]).

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flavipinnis Bodianus flavipinnis Gomon [M. F.] 2001Valid
frenchii Bodianus frenchii (Klunzinger [C. B.] 1879)Valid
guativere Bodianus guativere Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Parra) 1801Synonym
guttatus Bodianus guttatus Bloch [M. E.] 1790Synonym
hirsutus Bodianus hirsutus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1801)Synonym
iagonensis Bodianus iagonensis (Bowdich [S. L.] 1825)Synonym
indelebilis Bodianus indelebilis Fowler [H. W.] 1904Synonym
insularis Bodianus insularis Gomon [M. F.] & Lubbock [R.] 1980Valid
izuensis Bodianus izuensis Araga [C.] & Yoshino [T.] in Masuda, Araga & Yoshino 1975Valid
jacobevertsen Bodianus jacobevertsen Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
latro Bodianus latro (De Vis [C. W.] 1885)Synonym
lentjan Bodianus lentjan Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
leucosticticus Bodianus leucosticticus (Bennett [E. T.] 1832)Valid
leucostictus Bodianus leucostictus (Bennett [E. T.] 1832)Synonym
loxozonus Bodianus loxozonus (Snyder [J. O.] 1908)Valid
loxozonus loxozonus Bodianus loxozonus loxozonus (Snyder [J. O.] 1908)Synonym
lunulatus Bodianus lunulatus Shaw [G.] 1803Synonym
luteopunctatus Bodianus luteopunctatus (Smith [J. L. B.] 1957)Synonym
macrocephalus Bodianus macrocephalus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
macrognathos Bodianus macrognathos (Morris [R. E.] 1974)Valid
macrourus Bodianus macrourus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) 1801)Valid
maculatus Bodianus maculatus Bowdich [S. L.] 1825Synonym
maculatus Bodianus maculatus Bloch [M. E.] 1790Synonym
maldat Bodianus maldat (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1839)Synonym
marginatus Bodianus marginatus Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801Synonym
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