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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 
AphiaID: 213121

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 editorArchasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster laevis H.L. Clark, 1938 (Synonym according to Sukarno & Jangoux (1977))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster mauritianus von Martens, 1866 (Synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Mauritius [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Specimens 

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (33 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 East Indies, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-50 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Syntypes (probable) in Museum für Naturkunde an der Universität Humbolt zu berlin, berlin (Germany), Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: Java, Indo-Malay Archipelago and Mauritius (as 'Isle de France'), W Indian Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213121
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2009-01-31 03:09:45Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Archaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842. 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=213121 on 2014-12-26
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