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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterostegus tuberculatus Mortensen, 1933 
AphiaID: 221147

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 editorEuryalidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryalidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryalinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterostegus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterostegus Mortensen, 1933
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterostegus Mortensen, 1933
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrostegus tuberculatus Mortensen, 1933 (misspelling)
Sources  original description Mortensen, T. (1933). Echinoderms of South Africa (Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea). Vidensk. Meddel. Kjobenhavn 93: 215-490. [details]

redescription Okanishi, M. & Fujita, T. 2014. A taxonomic review of the genus Asterostegus (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea), with the description of a new species. European Journal of Taxonomy 76: 1-18., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2014.76 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRéunion part of the Indian Ocean [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: off Durban, 382m; only one specimen recorded. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:221147
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-04-13 19:06:52Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Asterostegus tuberculatus Mortensen, 1933. 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=221147 on 2014-07-29
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