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ovalis, Heliastes Steindachner [F.] 1900:176 [Anzeiger der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe v. 37 (no. 16) (for 21 June 1900); ref. 20498] Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): UMB 158 [RK UMB 4626]. Type catalog: Wahlert 1955:324 [ref. 21527]. Species later described in detail in Steindachner 1900 [or 1901]:502 [ref. 14892]; on p. 20 of separate. Technical secondary preoccupation by Chromis ovalis Steindachner 1866 was removed in 1990 by Opinion 1622. Original genus should have been Heliases. •Valid as Chromis ovalis (Steindachner 1900) -- (Randall & Follett 1989 [ref. 13575], Allen 1991:240 [ref. 19344], Mundy 2005:427 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:306 [ref. 30952]). Current status: Valid as Chromis ovalis (Steindachner 1900). Pomacentridae. Distribution: Hawaiian Islands. Habitat: marine.