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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten armatus (Sladen, 1889) 
AphiaID: 183016

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 editorNotomyotida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten Verrill, 1884
Sources  original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy A synonym of Benthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881) according to Ludwig (1910) and A.M. Clark (1981), though in the meantime treated as valid or as a synonym of B. spinosus Verrill, 1884. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:183016
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-10-10 16:37:26Z  created  db_admin
2009-01-19 15:30:12Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Benthopecten armatus. 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=183016 on 2014-08-23
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