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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias africana Muller & Troschel, 1842 
AphiaID: 379052

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 editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias africana (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Source  original description Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 15 [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy A variety of Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) according to Mortensen (1933) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:379052
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Date   action   by
2008-12-31 03:51:57Z  created  Mah, Christopher
2017-06-05 00:03:16Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2017). Asterias africana Muller & Troschel, 1842. 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=379052 on 2017-06-23
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