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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster granifer Lütken, 1871 
AphiaID: 212302

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 editorOphidiaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster trychnus Fisher, 1913 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Source  basis of record Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Palau
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalau Islands [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Thought to be a synonym of Ophidiaster pusillus Muller & Troschel, 1842 by Doderlein (1926) but a valid species according to H.L. Clark (1946). [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also distributed in Seleo Island (Clark, 1954); east Indies, north australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-22 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype (probable) ?Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen (Denmark). Type locality: Tonga, South Pacific (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212302
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-07-31 07:43:16Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-10-24 23:33:30Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2008-12-25 15:21:38Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Ophidiaster granifer. 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=212302 on 2014-09-22
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