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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten monacanthus Sladen, 1883 
AphiaID: 213246

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 editorPaxillosida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten notograptus Sladen, 1888 (Synonym accoridng to A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten squamosus Sluiter, 1889 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
Source  basis of record 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 other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
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 GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
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 editorDescription Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, norh Australia, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-50 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Syntypes in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1890.5.7.302-3 (2 specimens). Type locality: 11°07'N 123°07'E, Philippines (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213246
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-21 08:09:52Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Astropecten monacanthus Sladen, 1883. 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=213246 on 2014-04-19
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