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ornatus, Galaxias Castelnau [F. L.] 1873:153 [Proceedings of the Zoological and Acclimatisation Society of Victoria, Melbourne v. 2; ref. 758] Cardinia Creek, Victoria, Australia. Holotype: MNHN A.5225. Paratypes: MNHN A-5225 (1), A-6915 (1, poor condition) or A.6914 (1). Type catalog: Bertin & Estève 1950:3 [ref. 19576] with a holotype and paratype; may not be a holotype. •Synonym of Galaxias olidus Günther 1866 -- (McDowall & Frankenberg 1981:469 [ref. 5500], Cadwallader & Backhouse 1983:214 [ref. 25473], Paxton et al. 1989:177 [ref. 12442], Paxton et al. 2006:406 [ref. 28995]). •Valid as Galaxias ornatus Castelnau 1873 -- (Raadik 2014:124 [ref. 33606], Raadik 2014:160 [ref. 33606]). Current status: Valid as Galaxias ornatus Castelnau 1873. Galaxiidae: Galaxiinae. Distribution: Victoria, Australia. Habitat: freshwater.