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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsthenosoma varium Grube, 1868 
AphiaID: 214654

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinothurioida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinothuriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinothuriinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsthenosoma (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsthenosoma Grube, 1868
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsthenosoma grubei A. Agassiz, 1879 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsthenosoma heteractis Bedford, 1900 (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsthenosoma urens (Sarens, 1886) (subjective junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyanosoma urens Sarasin, 1886 (subjective junior synonym)
Sources  basis of record Tortonese, E. (1977). Report on Echinoderms from the gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea). Italian Journal of Zoology N.S. S. IX(12): 273-290. [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsthenosoma varium album Mortensen, 1934
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsthenosoma varium varium Grube, 1868
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Red Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea (inaccurate[details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavisodalis salmacidis Humes, 1980 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (51 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 Also distributed in Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-167 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: unknown, but has been assumed to be in the 'East China Seas' (Clark & Rowe, 1971). Status and whereabouts undetermined (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:214654
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-12-18 15:16:01Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 07:20:28Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2010-09-07 10:47:00Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2011-04-08 07:45:14Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Asthenosoma varium. In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214654 on 2014-09-18
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