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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster duncani de Loriol, 1885 
AphiaID: 212308

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 lioderma H.L. Clark, 1921 (Synonym accoridng to Jangoux (1985))
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 other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, west Pacific Ocean, intertidal waters to 8 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Neotype in Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Genève (Switzerland) No. 791/53. Type locality: Mauritius (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212308
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-10-24 23:33:30Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Ophidiaster duncani de Loriol, 1885. 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=212308 on 2014-04-18
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