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melanurus, Dascyllus Bleeker [P.] 1854:109 [Natuurkundig Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsch IndiĆ« v. 6 (no. 1); ref. 16924] Banda Neira, Banda Island; Sumbawa Island; Priaman, Ulakan, western Sumatra, Indonesia. Syntypes: (8) RMNH 6452 (2, very poor condition, in pieces). •Valid as Dascyllus melanurus Bleeker 1854 -- (Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:191 [ref. 6441], Allen 1991:244 [ref. 19344], Allen 1997:164 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:264 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:267 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:179 [ref. 23965], Johnson 1999:741 [ref. 25471], Allen in Randall & Lim 2000:626 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:930 [ref. 25182], Allen 2000:109 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:266 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:37 [ref. 25847], Allen 2001:3343 [ref. 26132], Nakabo 2002:930 [ref. 26193], Youn 2002:364, 633 [ref. 26218], Allen & Adrim 2003:46 [ref. 26830], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:135 [ref. 27510], Randall et al. 2004:20 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:123 [ref. 27715], Randall 2005:369 [ref. 28239], Randall et al. 2005:131 [ref. 28745], Allen et al. 2006:1455 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2012:597 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:119 [ref. 33932]). Current status: Valid as Dascyllus melanurus Bleeker 1854. Pomacentridae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Western Australia, Indonesia, Philippines, Great Barrier Reef (Australia), to New Caledonia, Caroline Islands and Marshall Islands. Habitat: marine.