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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentopliidae H.E.S. Clark, 1971 
AphiaID: 291629

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Pentopliidae synonymized into Goniasteridae by Blake, 1987.)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentoplia felli H.E.S. Clark, 1971 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida
Source  original description Clark,H.E.S. 1971. Pentopliidae, a new family of Asteroidea from the South Atlantic Ocean. Bulletin of Marine Science 21: 545-551. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:291629
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2008-01-20 07:23:54Z  created  Mah, Christopher
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Pentopliidae H.E.S. Clark, 1971. 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=291629 on 2014-09-16
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