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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceraster gracilis (Lütken, 1871) 
AphiaID: 213124

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 editorOreasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceraster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceraster Döderlein, 1916
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster gracilis Lutken, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster rouxi (Koehler, 1910) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros callimorphus Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros gracilis Sladen, 1889
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros mertoni Koehler, 1910
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros rouxi Koehler, 1910 (synonym according to Doderlein (1916))
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 
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]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Also distributed in bay of Bengal, East Indies and north Australia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, east Indo-west pacific ocean, depth range ?15-146 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type data: sttus undetermined in Zoologisches Museum für Hamburg, Hamburg (Germany). Type locality: 'Bowen Port', Queensland, Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213124
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-06-12 17:04:53Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-12-07 02:46:14Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Pentaceraster gracilis (Lütken, 1871). 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=213124 on 2014-04-20
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