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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster ellisi (Gray, 1840) 
AphiaID: 378570

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 editorAcanthasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster Gervais, 1841
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster ellisi Gray, 1840
Source Not documented
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy A synonym according to Glynn & Turner in Glynn (1974), while Lucas and Jones (1976) note that the status is 'disputed'. Nishida & Lucas (1988) cite it as a possible synonym. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378570
Taxonomic
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2008-12-23 04:29:04Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Acanthaster ellisi (Gray, 1840). 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=378570 on 2014-09-16
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