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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster africanus Verrill, 1871 
AphiaID: 124026

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster africanus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Sources  original description Verrill, A. E. (1871). Art. XIX. Brief contributions to zoology from the museum of Yale College. No. XV. Descriptions of starfishes and ophiurans from the Atlantic coasts of America and Africa. American Journal of Science and Arts. ser. 3, 2: 130-133., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/113397#page/137/mode/1up
page(s): 131 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124026
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-30 03:03:03Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2009). Goniaster africanus Verrill, 1871. In: Mah, C.L. (2016). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124026 on 2017-01-20
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