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ovifrons, Scarus Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846:173, Pl. 88 [Fauna Japonica Parts 10-14; ref. 4374] Tokyo Bay, southwestern coast of Japan. Lectotype: RMNH D1256 (dry). Paralectotypes: RMNH uncat. (1, skeleton), D1255 (1, dry), D2229 (1, dry); ZMB 2698 (1, dry). Type catalog: Paepke 2001:331 [ref. 25566]. Lectotype selected by Boeseman 1947:142 [ref. 12876], see also p. 229. •Valid as Scarus ovifrons Temminck & Schlegel 1846 -- (Kishimoto in Masuda et al. 1984:221 [ref. 6441], Randall & Earle 1993:292 [ref. 14908], Bellwood 1994:68 [ref. 19116] with question, Lee & Kim 1996:43 [ref. 25726], Chen et al. 1997:142 [ref. 26476], Randall & Anderson 1997:162 [ref. 23281], Parenti & Randall 2000:58 [ref. 24943], Nakabo 2000:1020 [ref. 25182], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:221 [ref. 25480], Nakabo 2002:1020 [ref. 26193], Youn 2002:374, 639 [ref. 26218], Liao et al. 2004:532 [ref. 28045], Motomura et al. 2010:177 [ref. 31256]). Current status: Valid as Scarus ovifrons Temminck & Schlegel 1846. Scaridae: Scarinae. Distribution: Western North Pacific: Japan and Taiwan. Habitat: marine.