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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 178210

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 editorOreasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster Müller & Troschel, 1842
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gigas Linnaeus, 1753 (Synonym (name invalidated by date))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentacyphus Retzius, 1805 (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias reticulata Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias sebae de Blainville, 1830
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster aculeatus (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Bell (1884))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster bermudensis H.L. Clark, 1942
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster gigas Lutken, 1859 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936) and Madsen (1959))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster lapidarius Grube, 1857 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster tuberosus Behn in Möbius, 1859 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros aculeatus Gray, 1840 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros gibbus Gray, 1840 (synonym according to Muller and Troschel (1842))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros grandis Gray, 1840 (synonym according to Muller and Troschel (1842))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros reticulatus Gray, 1840
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 other sources
Bahamas
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBahamas [details]
Belize
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelize [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Costa Rica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCosta Rica [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Dominican Republic
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDominican Republic [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Haïti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHaiti [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorYucatan [details]
Nicaragua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNicaragua [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [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]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuatemala [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuyanas [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHonduras [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (53 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (4 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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Oreaster reticulatus
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Oreaster reticulatus from Brazil
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178210
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-29 10:12:16Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-01-25 09:35:43Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758). 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=178210 on 2014-08-30
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