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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten africanus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten africanus Koehler, 1911
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis africanus Koehler, 1911
Sources  original description Koehler, R. (1911). Mission Gruvel sur la côte occidentale d'Afrique (1909-10). Echinodermes. Annales de l'Institut Oceanographique. 2(5): 1-29, 3 pls.
page(s): 5 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Morocco
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) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection (1 record) 
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Astropecten africanus
Astropecten africanus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178644
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-08-04 07:50:58Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2009-01-11 20:59:00Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2009). Astropecten africanus Koehler, 1911. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178644 on 2017-07-28
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