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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides elegans (Gray, 1847) 
AphiaID: 213140

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 editorAsterodiscides (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides A. M. Clark, 1974
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus elegans Gray, 1847
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (1971). Monograph of Shallow-water Indo-West Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History): London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]

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Subspecies 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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicomes supplicans Humes, 1971 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
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:213140
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-06-12 17:04:53Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1999-09-02 20:23:25Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-12-17 01:25:53Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterodiscides 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=213140 on 2014-08-21
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