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Astropecten spinulosus

Astropecten spinulosus
Description: It has very short superomarginal plates (the height of the vertical face is slightly larger than the width of plate), completely covered by scales and very small spines. Only from 1 to 3 small spines on the top of plate can be considered a real spines (the other spines are too small).
Author: Pillon, Roberto ()
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Asteroidea taxa
Astropecten spinulosus (Philippi, 1837)Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor

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