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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster clavatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 
AphiaID: 178214

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 editorOreaster dorsatus Lutken, 1865 (synonym according to Doderlein (1916))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros carinatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Possible synonym according to Doderlein (1936, index))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros dorsata Perrier, 1875
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
Cape Verde
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Verde [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadeira [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicomes guineensis Humes & Cressey, 1958 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Oreaster clavatus
Oreaster clavatus
Oreaster clavatus
Oreaster clavatus
Oreaster clavatus
Oreaster clavatus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178214
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). Oreaster clavatus Müller & Troschel, 1842. 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=178214 on 2014-09-16
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