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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptopelta aster (Lyman, 1879) 
AphiaID: 213222

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 editorOphiuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiurina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiodermatina (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiodermatidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptopelta (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptopelta aster (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptopelta H.L. Clark, 1909
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopeza aster Lyman, 1879
Sources  basis of record Clark H.L. (1909). Notes on some Australian and Indo-Pacific echinoderms. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 52: 107-135., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/25494#page/187/mode/1up [details]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptopelta aster var. longibrachialis Koehler, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptopelta longibrachialis Koehler, 1930
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: S of Cape Point, 274 m. (Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213222
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Date   action   by
1999-06-28 19:20:39Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Cryptopelta aster (Lyman, 1879). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213222 on 2014-11-27
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