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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoreaster obtusangulus (Lamarck, 1816) 
AphiaID: 213530

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 editorPseudoreaster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoreaster obtusangulus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoreaster Verrill, 1899
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthenea obtusangula Döderlein, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias obtusangula Lamarck, 1816
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster obtusangulus Perrier, 1875
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster obtusangulus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Sources  basis of record Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin (doubtful[details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in north Australia (Clark & Rowe (1971) and Rowe & Gates (1995)).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, endemic in Australia, depth range 0-9 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype (probable) in Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: unknown (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
According to Clark & Rowe (1971), the western Indian Ocean records neeed verification. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213530
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-01 13:22:26Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-25 09:35:43Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Pseudoreaster obtusangulus (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=213530 on 2014-12-19
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