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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) 
AphiaID: 124033

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cuspidata Lamarck, 1816 (In Goniodiscus according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias granularis Gmelin, 1791 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tessellata Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrogonium cuspidatum (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrogonium dubium Perrier, 1869 (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrogonium lamarcki Müller & Troschel, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrogonium semilunatus (von Martens, 1866) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster africanus Verrill, 1871 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster americanus Verrill, 1871 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster cuspidatus Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster lamarcki Verrill, 1899 (Synonym based on inspection of type in the Paris Museum)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster sebae Gray, 1840 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster semilunatus von Martens, 1866 (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniodiscus cuspidatus (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster lamarcki Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster semilunatus (von Martens, 1866) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaneraster lamarcki Perrier, 1894
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTosia lamarcki Gray, 1866
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Bahamas
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBahamas [details]
Brazil
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrazil [details]
Cape Verde
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Gabon
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGabon [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorYucatan [details]
Morocco
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorocco [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadeira [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Frio [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Hatteras [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Carolina [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuyanas [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMoroccan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Mentioned from the Indo-West Pacific by Halpern, 1970, but secondhand and almost certainly erroneous (Clark, 1993) [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Goniaster cuspidatus
Goniaster cuspidatus
[image from synonym]
Goniaster tessellatus
Goniaster tessellatus
Goniaster tessellatus
Goniaster tessellatus
Goniaster tessellatus from the Cape Verde Islands
Goniaster tessellatus ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124033
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-12-10 06:17:50Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2014-04-15 12:58:21Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816). In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124033 on 2014-07-25
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