Thanks Sum and Chamari
Yes, we have to go forward on these!
Best regards

2014-03-31 7:56 GMT+02:00 Chantal Conand <[log in to unmask]>:
Thanks Maria, but we have not B. argus in IO    I have looked at you paper.

2014-03-30 22:44 GMT+02:00 <[log in to unmask]>:

Hi Chantal

this is the one Sven and I call 'spotty' - the hybrid with argus as one parent



Quoting Chantal Conand <[log in to unmask]FR>:

Hi Yves

Since I read the paper 2013 (thanks Franck), it looks funny to me also, as
there are no B. argus in the IO....meaning other hybridation ...

Bohadschia stories are not closed!!!

2014-03-30 18:40 GMT+02:00 Yves Samyn <[log in to unmask]>:

 Hi all

Same appeared to me... but a bit problematic as 'B maculisparsa' is not
supposed to be in the Indian Ocean. B. atra hybridizes too?

Cheers - Yves

-----Original message-----
*From:* Frank Rowe <[log in to unmask]COM>
*Sent:* Sun 30-03-2014 17:59
*Subject:* Re: Bohadschia sp?
*To:* [log in to unmask]EDU;

Dear Chantal,

This looks like another example of whatSun, Alex and Gustav nominated as
a '...putative *argus-vitiensis* hybrid with *vitiensis* background
colour and ocellar spots similar to *argus*'. This is in their 2013 paper

in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (Colour, confusion, and
crossing: resolution of species problems in *Bohadschia* (Echinodermata:



*From:* flmnh-aspidolist [mailto:FLMNH-ASPIDOLIST-L@LISTS.UFL.EDU] *On
Behalf Of *Chantal Conand
*Sent:* 30 March 2014 15:51
*To:* [log in to unmask]EDU
*Subject:* Bohadschia sp?

Dear colleagues

I just received this photo (without sample nor spicules) from Mauritius, I
believe it is a Bohadschia, but which species please?
Best regards from Paris

Chantal Conand