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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceraster horridus (Gray, 1840) 
AphiaID: 213127

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 nodosus Michelin, 1845 (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros belli de Loriol, 1885
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros grayi deLoriol, 1885 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros horridus Gray, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros sladeni deLoriol, 1885 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Madagascar
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [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]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCargados Carajos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [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 Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213127
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-12-07 02:46:14Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Pentaceraster horridus (Gray, 1840). 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=213127 on 2014-07-31
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