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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis var. durbanensis Mortensen, 1933 
AphiaID: 224138

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 editorGoniasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediasterinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis (Species) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis var. durbanensis (Variety)
Status accepted
Rank Variety
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis H.L. Clark, 1923
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster durbanensis Mortensen, 1933 (A subspecies of Mediaster capensis.)
Source  original description Mortensen, T. (1933). Echinoderms of South Africa (Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea) Papers from Dr. Th. Mortensen's Pacific Expedition 1914-16. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk naturhistorisk Forening 93. 65: 215-400.
page(s): 242 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type locality: off Durban, 410 m. (Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:224138
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-09-02 20:23:25Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-10-23 02:03:00Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2017-01-26 17:44:54Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2017). Mediaster capensis var. durbanensis Mortensen, 1933. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224138 on 2017-03-29
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