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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster semilunatus (von Martens, 1866) 
AphiaID: 213274

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 editorPentagonasterinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhaneraster Perrier, 1894
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster Gray, 1840
Source  source of synonymy 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]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania (inaccurate[details]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Ludwig (1899) cites Linck as authority; pre-linnean; and places genus in separate family Pentagonasteridae. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213274
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-08-04 14:17:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-20 06:55:28Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2008-12-16 03:48:43Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Pentagonaster semilunatus (von Martens, 1866). 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=213274 on 2014-09-22
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