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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis H.L. Clark, 1923 
AphiaID: 213268

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 editorMediaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster Stimpson, 1857
Source  basis of record Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis capensis H.L. Clark, 1923
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis durbanensis Mortensen, 1933
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213268
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Date   action   by
1999-09-02 20:23:25Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-10-23 02:03:00Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Mediaster capensis H.L. Clark, 1923. 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=213268 on 2014-09-22
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