WoRMS banner

WoRMS RSS feed RSS
Add search provider Add provider
Twitter: Latest updates @WRMarineSpecies

WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten africanus Koehler, 1911 
AphiaID: 178644

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 editorAstropectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis africanus Doderlein, 1917
Source  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]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMoroccan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Astropecten africanus
Astropecten africanus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178644
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-08-04 07:50:58Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2009-01-11 20:59:00Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Occurrence map] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Astropecten africanus Koehler, 1911. 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=178644 on 2014-08-29
  Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License