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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia ghardaqana (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia Gray, 1840
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia ghardaqana Mortensen, 1938
Sources  original description Mortensen, T. (1938). Contributions to the study of the development and larval forms of Echinoderms. IV. Det Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskabs skrifter. Naturvidenskabelig og mathematisk afdeling. 9, series VII, no. 3: 1-59, 30 figs, 12 pls.
page(s): 37 [details]

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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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection (4 records) 
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
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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. (2008). Fromia ghardaqana Mortensen, 1938. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213298 on 2017-10-17
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