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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840) 
AphiaID: 178787

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 editorForcipulatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias Verrill, 1870
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion calamaria Dujardin & Hupe, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias calamaria Gray, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias jehennesii Cuvier in Perrier, 1875
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias (Stolasterias) calamaria (Gray, 1840)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias jehennesi (Perrier, 1869) (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
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]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [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 editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (30 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription According to Clark & Rowe (11971), known from Mauritius (and East Africa) and from temperate but not tropical Australia. The British Museum record from the South Pacific is based on the 'Challenge' specimen determined as Asterias gemmifera (a South American species) by Sladen. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: 'Isle de France' (Mauritius); New Holland (Australia)'. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178787
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-08-05 07:22:50Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2008-12-28 23:54:02Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2010-02-13 05:01:06Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840). 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=178787 on 2014-08-21
  
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