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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster gracilis tessellatus Sladen, 1889 
AphiaID: 178135

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 editorPaxillosida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster gracilis (Species) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster gracilis tessellatus (Subspecies)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster tessellatus Sladen, 1889
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889)
Sources  original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948
page(s): 112 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Angola
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Angola [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFalse Bay (South Africa) [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Basin [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Ocean [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Africa Coast [details]
Link Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection (5 records) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus Originally described as Pseudarchaster tessellatus. Lowered to subspecies by Clark & Downey (1992) but NOT by Clark's checklist (A.M. Clark 1992) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValidity Possibly conspecific with Pseudarchaster parelii (Duben & Koren, 1846) according to Halpern (1972) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178135
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-28 06:51:10Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2009-02-01 01:36:32Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2017-06-01 17:18:34Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2017). Pseudarchaster gracilis tessellatus Sladen, 1889. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178135 on 2017-09-20
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