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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia clavigera (Lamarck, 1816) 
AphiaID: 178200

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 editorMithrodiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia clavigera (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias clavigera Lamarck, 1816
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster echinulatus (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeresaster papillosus Michelin, 1844 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia echinulatus (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia spinulosa Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia victoriae Bell, 1882 (Synonym according to Pope & Rowe (1977))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster echinulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. and M.E. Downey. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall: London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Palau
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalau Islands [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Caledonia [details]
From other sources
Bahamas
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBahamas [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Nicaragua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNicaragua [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Frio [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuyanas [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola longiseta Humes & Ho, 1967 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynstellicola longiseta (Humes & Ho, 1967) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (33 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (7 nucleotides; 5 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: pale flesh tone with large brick-red patches, especially proximally, arm tips black (Sloan et al., 1979).
Also distributed in Maldive area, East Indies, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: bentic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-80 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type data: status undetermined in Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178200
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-29 10:12:16Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-12-07 14:43:37Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Mithrodia clavigera (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=178200 on 2014-12-25
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