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ocellicaudus, Chaetodon Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831:69 [Histoire naturelle des poissons v. 7; ref. 4881] Timor Island, southern Malay Archipelago? Holotype: MNHN 0000-9914. Spelled Chaetodon ocellicauda by G√ľnther 1860:29 [ref. 1963]. Type information: Bauchot 1963:126 [ref. 20718]. •Synonym of Chaetodon melannotus Bloch & Schneider 1801 -- (Dor 1984:175 [ref. 29757]). •Valid as Chaetodon ocellicaudus Cuvier 1831 -- (Burgess 1978:677 [ref. 700], Allen 1980:159 [ref. 22764], Randall et al. 1990:225 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:220 [ref. 23929], Allen 1997:152 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:216 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:225 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:164 [ref. 23965], Pyle in Randall & Lim 2000:623 [ref. 25122], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:166 [ref. 25480], Allen 2000:106 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:265 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:36 [ref. 25847], Pyle 2001:3245 [ref. 26117], Allen & Adrim 2003:42 [ref. 26830] as ocellicauda, Smith et al. 2003:303 [ref. 27125], Allen et al. 2006:1292 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2012:527 [ref. 31980], Fricke et al. 2014:100 [ref. 33932]). Current status: Valid as Chaetodon ocellicaudus Cuvier 1831. Chaetodontidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Malay Peninsula to Solomon Islands, north to Philippines and Palau, south to Great Barrier Reef (Australia). Habitat: marine.