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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster pustulatus (von Martens, 1866) 
AphiaID: 212311

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 Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym according to Doderlein (1926) and A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Sources  source of synonymy Walenkamp, J.H.C. (1990). Systematics and zoogeography of Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Zoologische Verhandelingen 261, Leiden. 86 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

source of synonymy Döderlein, L. (1926). Ueber Asteriden aus dem Museum von Stockholm. Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, Tredje Serien, Band 2, No. 6. 22 pp, 4 pls. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
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 editorRemark Regarded as a synonym by Doderlein (1926) and A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971) but treated as valid by Hayashi (1938) and A.H. Clark (1949) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also distributed in Guam (Clark, 1954). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Flores, Amboina. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212311
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-08-04 14:17:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-07 07:15:45Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2009-02-01 01:36:32Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Ophidiaster pustulatus (von Martens, 1866). 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=212311 on 2014-08-20
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