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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus elegans Gray, 1847 
AphiaID: 213110

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 editorAsterodiscididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides elegans (Gray, 1847)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus Gray, 1847
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus Gray, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides A. M. Clark, 1974
Source  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]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus elegans belli Rowe, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides elegans belli Rowe, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides belli Rowe, 1977
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicomes supplicans Humes, 1971 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Bay of Bengal, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark In family Oreasteridae in Clark & Rowe (1971).
Type locality: Gray gives no locality; Perrier (1875)says that it is from NE China, which seems highly improbable (Clark & Rowe, 1971).
Type species of the genus Asterodiscus Gray, 1847 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213110
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-12-17 01:25:53Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterodiscus elegans Gray, 1847. 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=213110 on 2014-07-29
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