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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia gigas Mortensen, 1935 
AphiaID: 212319

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 editorMithrodiidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThromidia gigas (Mortensen, 1935)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia Gray, 1840
Sources  original description Mortensen, T. (1935). A new giant sea-star, Mithrodia gigas n. sp. from South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 32: 1-4. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [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 USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Off Point Morgan, NE of East London, 45-55m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212319
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2000-04-12 19:24:07Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-12-07 14:43:37Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Mithrodia gigas Mortensen, 1935. 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=212319 on 2014-09-20
  
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