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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceropsis Sladen, 1889 
AphiaID: 378484

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Homonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaster Döderlein, 1935
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreasteridae Fisher, 1911
Source  original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates. [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceropsis euphues Sluiter, 1895 (nomen dubium, Doubtful validity according to Fisher (1919), holotype immature)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceropsis mindorensis Domantay & Roxas, 1937 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaster obtusatus (Bory de St. vincent, 1827)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceropsis obtusata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaster obtusatus (Bory de St. vincent, 1827)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceropsis tyloderma Fisher, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaster obtusatus (Bory de St. vincent, 1827)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy Pentaceropsis Sladen, 1889 is a junior homonym of Pentaceropsis Steindachner & Doderlein, 1884 (Pisces) and replaced by Pentaster<.i> Doderlein (1935) nom. nov. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378484
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2008-12-21 23:20:25Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Pentaceropsis Sladen, 1889. 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=378484 on 2014-07-14
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