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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster modestus Goto, 1914 
AphiaID: 378466

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 editorOreasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster Müller & Troschel, 1842
Source  original description Goto, S. (1914). A descriptive monograph of Japanese Asteroidea. 1. Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University of Tokyo 29: 1-808, plates 1-19. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy non Pentaceros modestus Gray, 1866,= Protoreaster gotoi Doderlein, 1936 (nom. nov.), though probably only a forma of Protoreaster lincki de Blainville according to Doderlein but a synonym of P.nodosus (Linnaeus 1758) according to Hayashi (1938). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378466
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2008-12-21 23:20:25Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Oreaster modestus Goto, 1914. 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=378466 on 2014-04-23
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