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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten leptus H.L. Clark, 1926 
AphiaID: 178663

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
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
Angola
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Angola [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFalse Bay [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Links 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 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: off Durban, 287-348m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178663
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-08-04 07:50:58Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2008-05-23 04:26:07Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Astropecten leptus H.L. Clark, 1926. 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=178663 on 2014-08-29
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