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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros turritus Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 211872

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 editorOreasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster Müller & Troschel, 1842
Sources  source of synonymy Döderlein, L. (1936). Die Asteriden der Siboga-Exped. III. Die unterfamile Oreasterinae. Siboga-Expedition, 46(2): 295-369, pls. 21-32. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (35 publications) 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Ludwig (1899) cites Linck as authority. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211872
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1998-08-04 14:17:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-20 06:55:28Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2008-12-23 04:29:04Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Pentaceros turritus 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=211872 on 2014-09-02
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