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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScytaster variolatus (Retzius, 1805) 
AphiaID: 213325

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 editorScytaster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScytaster variolatus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia variolata (Retzius, 1805) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNardoa variolata (Retzius, 1805)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScytaster Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNardoa Gray, 1840
Sources  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]

new combination reference Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 34 [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Madagascar
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique (inaccurate[details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCargados Carajos (inaccurate[details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles (inaccurate[details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (35 publications) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213325
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-06-25 13:20:55Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1999-09-07 19:54:12Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-12-07 16:29:36Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2017-05-28 00:43:20Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2017). Scytaster variolatus (Retzius, 1805). In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213325 on 2017-10-21
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