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sanctaehelenae, Novacula Günther [A.] 1868:228 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1868 (pt 2) (art. 4) (for 26 Mar. 1868); ref. 1991] Saint Helena Island, South Atlantic. Lectotype: BMNH 1867.10.8.19. Paralectotype: BMNH 1867.12.26.5. Originally as sanctae helenae. Lectotype selected by Randall 1965:500 [ref. 29219]. •Valid as Xyrichtys sanctaehelenae (Günther 1868) -- (Edwards & Glass 1987:656 [ref. 9166], Gomon & Forsyth 1990:882 [ref. 19219], Parenti & Randall 2000:50 [ref. 24943], Wirtz et al. 2007:15, 37 [ref. 30263], Kuiter 2010:371 [ref. 35285], Parenti & Randall 2011:37 [ref. 31299], Wirtz et al. 2014:9 [ref. 33516], Westneat in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2743 [ref. 34618], Brown et al. 2019:175 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Xyrichtys sanctaehelenae (Günther 1868). Labridae. Distribution: Southern central Atlantic: Saint Helena and Ascension islands; eastern Atlantic: straying to São Tomé Island. Habitat: marine.