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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster pseudoplanci Caso, 1962 
AphiaID: 378571

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster pseudoplanci (Species)
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 editorAcanthaster ellisi pseudoplanci Caso, 1962
Source  original description Caso, M.E. (1962). Estudios sobre asteridos de Mexico. Observaciones sobre especies Pacificas del genero Acanthaster y descripcion de una subespecies nueva Acanthaster ellisii pseudoplanci. Sobretiro de los Anales del Instituto de Biologia. 32(1+2): 313-331.
page(s): 322 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Described as subspecies of Acanthaster ellisi Gray, 1840. Since holotype evidently resembles A. planci and E. Pacific specimens have been recognized as conspecific with A. planci, this too must be a synonym. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378571
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2008-12-23 04:29:04Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2008). Acanthaster pseudoplanci Caso, 1962. 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=378571 on 2017-10-21
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