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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissasterias polyacantha H.L. Clark, 1923 
AphiaID: 178803

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 editorPerissasterias > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissasterias polyacantha
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissasterias H.L. Clark, 1923
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]
Chile
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTierra del Fuego [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]
Uruguay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUruguay [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFalkland Islands [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEcology Ecology: benthic, continental slope. General distribution: temperate, discontinuous, South Africa, New Zealand, depth range 340-549 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype South African Museum, Cape Town (South Africa) A.6445. Type locality: NW of Lion's Head, Cape Town, South Africa, 285 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178803
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-08-05 07:22:50Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2008-12-29 02:59:07Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Perissasterias polyacantha H.L. Clark, 1923. 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=178803 on 2014-12-29
  
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