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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthasteridae 
AphiaID: 196202

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 editorValvatida (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthasterinae Sladen, 1889
Sources 
original description (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthasterinae Sladen, 1889) 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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Language   Name 
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorcrown of Thorns starfish  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster Gervais, 1841

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinities Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster Gervais, 1841
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196202
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-30 14:07:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-19 09:31:50Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Acanthasteridae. 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=196202 on 2014-08-29
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