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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egyptiaca egeriae A.M. Clark, 1967 
AphiaID: 224054

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 editorGomophia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egyptiaca (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egeriae A. M. Clark, 1967
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egyptiaca Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNardoa tuberculata Bell, 1894 (synonym)
Sources  original description Clark, A.M. (1967). Notes on asteroids in the British Museum (Natural History) V. Nardoa and some other ophidiasterids. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology 15(4): 167-198. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colour in life: background fawn-grey with two to three irregular dark brown bands (including tubercles) across arms becoming paler towards tips, some of the larger tubercles, especially interradially, reddish surrounded by narrow black band, adorally, three or four sections of eight to ten furrow spines on each arm are pink (Humphreys, 1981). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:224054
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1997-11-11 20:47:58Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-01-30 03:03:03Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2009-08-03 17:56:23Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Gomophia egyptiaca egeriae A.M. Clark, 1967. 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=224054 on 2014-08-21
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