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Asteroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten pontoporeus Sladen, 1883 
AphiaID: 213236

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 editorPaxillosida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Subspecies according to Doderlein (1917))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840
Sources  original description Sladen, W.P. (1883) The Asteroidea of H.M.S. Challenger Expedition, pt. 2. Astropectinidae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 17: 214-269. [details]

source of synonymy Clark, A.M. and J. Courtman-Stock. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Simon's bay, False bay. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213236
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1999-09-30 19:39:51Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2009-01-11 20:59:00Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Astropecten pontoporeus Sladen, 1883. 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=213236 on 2014-10-25
  
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