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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia diplax (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
AphiaID: 207608

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia diplax (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia guildingi Gray, 1840
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia Nardo, 1834
Sources  source of synonymy Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (1971). Monograph of Shallow-water Indo-West Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History): London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]

source of synonymy Tortonese, E. (1977). Report on Echinoderms from the gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea). Italian Journal of Zoology N.S. S. IX(12): 273-290. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos (inaccurate[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles (inaccurate[details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (33 publications) 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy A synonym of Linckia guildingi Gray, 1840 according to Fisher (1919), but of doubtful validity as distinct from guildingi according to H.L. Clark (1921) and A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971) but treated as valid by Hayashi (1939) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207608
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-06-25 13:20:55Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1999-06-08 10:32:31Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-12-24 03:52:28Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Linckia diplax (Müller & Troschel, 1842). 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=207608 on 2014-12-21
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