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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylosaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) 
AphiaID: 213296

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 editorOphidiasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylosaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylosaster Gray, 1840
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cylindricus Lamarck, 1816
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia cylindrica von Martens, 1866
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster asperulus Lutken, 1871 (A synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster cylindricus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Sources  basis of record Simpson J.J. & R.N.R. Brown (1910). Asteroidea of Portugese East Africa. Proc. R. phys. Soc. Edinburgh 18: 45-60. [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylosaster cylindricus cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylosaster cylindricus pacificus Fisher, 1925
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (6 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: the shiny skin uniform burgundy (Sloan et al., 1979).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, East Indies, South Pacific Is. And Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Lakshadweep (India)(Sastry, 1991); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); Andaman and Nicobar Is., Bay of Bengal (Sastry, 1997).
General distribution: East coast of Africa to Hawaiian Islands (Sastry, 1991); tropical, Indo-Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-5 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type data: status undetermined in Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Type locality: ?Australia; Lamarck (1816) gives the locality as 'les mers australes' but Perrier (1875) as 'Ile de France' (Mauritius) in Clark & Rowe (1971). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213296
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Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-10-24 23:33:30Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Dactylosaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816). 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=213296 on 2014-07-29
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