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ovatiformis, Chromis Fowler [H. W.] 1946:142, Figs. 11-12 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 98; ref. 1456] Aguni Shima, Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Holotype (unique): ANSP 72009. Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:146 [ref. 13621]. The original spelling was ovatiformis not ovatiformes; Chromis is feminine. •Valid as Chromis ovatiformis Fowler 1946 (sometimes seen as ovatiformes) -- (Ida in Masuda et al. 1984:193 [ref. 6441], Allen 1991:240 [ref. 19344], Allen in Randall & Lim 2000:626 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:923 [ref. 25182], Allen 2000:108 [ref. 25868], Allen 2001:3343 [ref. 26132], Nakabo 2002:923 [ref. 26193], Adrim et al. 2004:123 [ref. 27715], Motomura et al. 2010:149 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:584 [ref. 31980], Koeda et al. 2016:67 [ref. 35333], Parenti 2021:56 [ref. 38418], Wada et al. 2021:43 [ref. 38521] as ovatiformes). •Valid as Pycnochromis ovatiformis (Fowler 1946) -- (Tang et al. 2021:271 [ref. 38308]). Current status: Valid as Pycnochromis ovatiformis (Fowler 1946). Pomacentridae: Chrominae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands, Japan and Ogasawara Islands. Habitat: marine.


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