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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros muricatus Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 211874

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 editorValvatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreasteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster Müller & Troschel, 1842
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290. [details]

source of synonymy Döderlein, L. (1936). Die Asteriden der Siboga-Exped. III. Die unterfamile Oreasterinae. Siboga-Expedition, 46(2): 295-369, pls. 21-32. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]

Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (31 publications) 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Ludwig (1899) cites Linck as authority. In family Pentagonasteridae in Ludwig, 1899 . [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:211874
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-08-04 14:17:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-20 06:55:28Z  changed  Appeltans, Ward
2008-12-23 04:29:04Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Pentaceros muricatus 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=211874 on 2014-10-01
  
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