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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten marginatus Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 178667

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 ciliatus Grube, 1857 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten ornans Sluiter, 1895 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten richardi Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290. [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]
Brazil
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Brazil [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Frio [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuyanas [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178667
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-08-04 07:50:58Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2008-10-22 01:37:08Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Astropecten marginatus Gray, 1840. 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=178667 on 2014-09-18
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