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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten spinosus Verrill, 1884 
AphiaID: 149876

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 editorNotomyotida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten spinosus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten Verrill, 1884
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten Verrill, 1884
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten spinosus Verrill, 1884
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten fischeri (Perrier, 1894) (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPararchaster fischeri Perrier, 1894
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPararchaster occidentalis Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according to Verrill (1895))
Sources  original description Verrill A.E. (1884) Notice of the Remarkable Marine Fauna occupying the Outer Banks off the Southern Coast of New England, No. 9. American Journal of Science, (3)28(165): 213-220., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38974812
page(s): 218 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Basin [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNewfoundland Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth American Basin [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuyana Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIberian Basin [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (29 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:149876
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-03-31 08:47:45Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2005-04-12 15:19:24Z  changed  Claus, Simon
2009-01-19 15:30:12Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2015). Benthopecten spinosus Verrill, 1884. In: Mah, C.L. (2015) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=149876 on 2017-02-27
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