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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster grayi Bell, 1884 
AphiaID: 213281

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 editorOreasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (A synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceraster multispinus (von Martens, 1866)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster Müller & Troschel, 1842
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
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality type locality of Pentaceros nodosus Gray, 1840 was Mauritius, outside the known range of P. multispinus according to A.M. Clark (1993) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213281
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-09-02 20:23:25Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1999-09-07 19:54:12Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-12-07 14:43:37Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Oreaster grayi Bell, 1884. 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=213281 on 2014-07-23
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