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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster granifer (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster granifer Lütken, 1871
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster trychnus Fisher, 1913 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Sources  original description Lütken, C. (1871). Fortasatte kritiske og beskrivende Bidrag til Kundskab om Sostjernerne (Asteriderne). Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening. 1871: 227-304., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110780#page/258/mode/1up
page(s): 276 [details]

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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 Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection (37 records) 
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. (2008). Ophidiaster granifer Lütken, 1871. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212302 on 2017-06-27
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