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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia ghardaqana Mortensen, 1938 
AphiaID: 213298

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 editorFromia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScytaster milleporellus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Source  basis of record Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (1971). Monograph of Shallow-water Indo-West Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History): London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParatype 1 paratype (dry), Al Ghardaqa (Red Sea), Institut Royal de Sciences Naturelle de Belgique, Bruxelles (Belgium). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213298
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-01 11:57:02Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-12-24 03:52:28Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Fromia ghardaqana. 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=213298 on 2014-07-11
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