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Labrus miles Schneider & Forster, 1801
Synonym for Pseudolabrus miles Schneider & Forster, 1801
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Labrus; Species: miles; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
in Bloch & Schneider.
  Etymology of Generic name : 
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 name : 
Specific epithet 'miles' is from the Latin word soldier; referring to the scarlet body color resembling 19th century soldier's uniforms.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   

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