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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster capensis Gray, 1847 
AphiaID: 178568

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 editorVelatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterasteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster (Retaster) Perrier, 1878
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster Müller & Troschel, 1842
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster (Retaster) capensis Gray, 1847
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster gibber A.M. Clark, 1952 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Courtman-Stock (1976).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster capensis Sladen, 1889
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. and M.E. Downey. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall: London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Angola
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Angola [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFalse Bay [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth East Africa [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: 'Cape of Good Hope' (Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178568
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-08-04 07:50:58Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2008-10-25 03:22:57Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Pteraster capensis Gray, 1847. 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=178568 on 2014-08-21
  
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