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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten acanthifera Sladen, 1883 
AphiaID: 213249

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten acanthifera (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten acanthifer Sladen, 1883
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840
Sources  original description Sladen, W.P. (1883) The Asteroidea of H.M.S. Challenger Expedition, pt. 2. Astropectinidae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 17: 214-269., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31628552
page(s): 253 [details]

source of synonymy Walenkamp, J.H.C. (1990). Systematics and zoogeography of Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Zoologische Verhandelingen 261, Leiden. 86 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Misspelling by Balinsky 1958 and by Macnae & Kalk 1962 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213249
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-06-12 17:04:53Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1999-09-06 22:25:52Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-01-30 03:03:03Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2009). Astropecten acanthifera Sladen, 1883. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213249 on 2017-09-22
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