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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus elegans belli Rowe, 1977 
AphiaID: 224167

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 editorAsterodiscididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus elegans (Species) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus elegans belli (Subspecies)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides elegans belli Rowe, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides belli Rowe, 1977
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus elegans Gray, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides elegans (Gray, 1847)
Source Not documented
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
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 Specimens of A. elegans reported from East Africa (Macnae and Kalk, 1969; Clark, 1974) and Ceylon (James, 1969) should be referred to A. elegans belli (Rowe, 1977).
Holotype in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1907.7.1.46; paratype in Natural History Museum, London (England) No. 1907.7.1.44 . Type locality: Amirante Islands. Also one specimen examined from Saya da Malha Bank placed in Natural History Museum, London 1907.7.1.45 (part) (Rowe, 1977). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:224167
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2000-07-25 07:03:11Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2009-01-30 03:03:03Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterodiscus elegans belli Rowe, 1977. 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=224167 on 2014-12-18
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