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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrothorax waitei (Benham, 1909) 
AphiaID: 214611

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 editorOphiuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryalida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrothorax (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrothorax waitei (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrothorax Döderlein, 1911
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrocrius waitei (Benham, 1909) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrothamnus furtivus Koehler, 1930
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrothamnus papillatus H.L. Clark, 1923
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrothamnus rugosus H.L. Clark, 1916
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrothorax furtivus (Koehler, 1930)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrothorax papillata (H.L. Clark, 1923)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrotoma waitei Benham, 1909
Sources 
source of synonymy Baker, A.N. (1980). Euryalinid Ophiuroidea (Echinodermata) from Australia, New Zealand, and the south-west Pacific Ocean. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 7(1) 1980: 11-83. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 30 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality South Coast of Hangklip [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [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 Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (8 nucleotides; 5 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution General distribution: temperate, southwest Pacific and South Africa, depth range 73-1005 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Also recorded in Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Syntypes Canterbury Museum, Christchurch (New Zealand) (3 specimens). Type locality: east coast of Otago, New Zealand (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214611
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-09-19 07:15:44Z  created  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Astrothorax waitei (Benham, 1909). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214611 on 2014-12-19
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