Species details

Accepted scientific name:

Bodianus anthioides (Bennett, 1832) (accepted name)


Bodianus anthoides (Bennett, 1832) (synonym)

Crenilabrus anthioides Bennett, 1832 (synonym)

Lepidaplois anthioides (Bennett, 1832) (synonym)

Common names:

bronzehead hogfish English

Caudène French

Hiodoshibera Japanese

Hogfish ekor cogak Malay

Labre lyre French

Lierstert-varkvis Afrikaans

Lyretail hogfish English

Lyre-tail hogfish English

Maldak Creole, French

Sugale Samoan

Tofarvet svinefisk Danish

似花普提魚 Mandarin Chinese

似花普提鱼 Mandarin Chinese

燕尾狐鯛 Mandarin Chinese

燕尾狐鲷 Mandarin Chinese




Phylum Chordata


Class Actinopterygii


Order Perciformes


Family Labridae


Genus Bodianus



American Samoa; Arabian Sea; Australia; Caroline Island; Chagos Islands; Christmas Island (Aust.); Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Egypt; French Polynesia; Great Barrier Reef; Guam; Gulf of Aqaba; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to South Africa (Ref. 35918) and east to the Line and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia and the Austral Islands.; Japan; Jordan; Kimbe Bay; Kiribati; Kuroshio Current; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Milne Bay; Mozambique; New Caledonia; North Australian Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Western Central; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Persian Gulf; Philippines; Polynesian Waters; Red Sea; Réunion; Seychelles; Somalia; South Africa; South China Sea; Spratly Islands; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tonga; Tuamoto Islands; Verde Island Passage; Yellow Sea

Additional data:

Date from Eschmeyer (Ref. 26282).

Source database:

FishBase, Dec 2007

Latest taxonomic scrutiny:

Group expert : Westneat, Mark, Data last modified by FishBase 07-Feb-1997

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