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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster incei Gray, 1847 
AphiaID: 213180

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 editorGoniasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster incei (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster childreni Gray, 1840
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster incei Perrier, 1875 (A forma according to Doderlein (1935))
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1847). Descriptions of some new genera and species of Asteriadae. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 72-83., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862856
page(s): 76 [details]

source of synonymy Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Coral Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreat Barrier Reef [details]
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (22 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Retained as a valid species by H.L. Clark (1946). Considered a synonym of Stellaster childreni by Doderlein (1935) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1846.8.5.32. Type locality: North Australia (Cape York), Queensland (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213180
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-04-09 12:02:30Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-12-17 01:25:53Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2015). Stellaster incei Gray, 1847. In: Mah, C.L. (2015) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213180 on 2017-02-28
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