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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873) 
AphiaID: 123904

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaxillosida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster Sladen, 1889
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster bifrons Wyville Thomson, 1873 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopecten bifrons Perrier, 1885
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster proteus H.L. Clark, 1923 (synonym according to Sibuet (1975))
Sources  basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 336-351 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Denmark
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFaeroes [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIreland [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanaries [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanary Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRockall Trough [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest European Basin [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Basin [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIberian Basin [details]

Specimen 

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Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (33 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123904
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-17 05:18:03Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Plutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873). In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123904 on 2014-10-01
  
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