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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros modestus Gray, 1866 
AphiaID: 378529

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 editorPentaceros (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros modestus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster Müller & Troschel, 1842
Source  original description Gray, J. E. (1866). Synopsis of the Species of Starfish in the British Museum (with figures of some of the new species). 18pp, 16 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43140#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 6 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378529
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2008-12-23 04:29:04Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2008). Pentaceros modestus Gray, 1866. 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=378529 on 2017-10-23
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