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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten monacanthus Sladen, 1883 
AphiaID: 213246

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 accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten notograptus Sladen, 1888 (Synonym accoridng to A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten squamosus Sluiter, 1889 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
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 (14 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) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, norh Australia, Philippine, China and south Japan (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore, continental shelf. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-50 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Syntypes in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1890.5.7.302-3 (2 specimens). Type locality: 11°07'N 123°07'E, Philippines (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213246
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-21 08:09:52Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Astropecten monacanthus 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=213246 on 2014-07-10
  
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