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octofasciatus, Chaetodon Bloch [M. E.] 1787:113, Pl. 215 (fig. 1) [Naturgeschichte der ausl√§ndischen Fische v. 3; ref. 468] Indian Ocean. Lectotype: ZMB 1221. Paralectotypes: ZMB 8152 (1, dry, missing). Type catalog: Paepke 1999:60 [ref. 24282]. Lectotype selected by Paepke 1999:60 [ref. 24282]. On p. 85 of Bloch's Ichthyologie, v. 6 [ref. 21381]. •Mention -- (Monod 1973:422 [ref. 7193]). •Valid as Chaetodon octofasciatus Bloch 1787 -- (Burgess 1978:650 [ref. 700], Allen 1980:160 [ref. 22764], Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:185 [ref. 6441], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:406 [ref. 27969], Chen et al. 1997:122 [ref. 26476], Myers 1999:165 [ref. 23965], Pyle in Randall & Lim 2000:623 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:893 [ref. 25182], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:168 [ref. 25480], Allen 2000:106 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:265 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:36 [ref. 25847], Pyle 2001:3246 [ref. 26117], Nakabo 2002:893 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:42 [ref. 26830], Smith et al. 2003:305 [ref. 27125], Adrim et al. 2004:122 [ref. 27715], Allen et al. 2006:1292 [ref. 29090], Satapoomin 2009:187 [ref. 30463], Zuo & Tang 2011:1004 [ref. 32151], Allen & Erdmann 2012:528 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:100 [ref. 33932], Satapoomin in Kimura et al. 2018:208 [ref. 36460], Fricke et al. 2019:185 [ref. 36673]). Current status: Valid as Chaetodon octofasciatus Bloch 1787. Chaetodontidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Maldives and Sri Lanka east to New Ireland (Papua New Guinea), north to southern Japan, south to Queensland (Australia). Habitat: marine.