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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoriaster granulatus Lütken, 1869 
AphiaID: 213280

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 editorChoriaster
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoriaster Lutken, 1869
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoriaster niassensis (Sluiter, 1895) (Possibly a synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita niassensis Sluiter, 1895
Source  basis of record Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Indonesia
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSulawesi [details]
Palau
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalau Islands [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Caledonia [details]
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]

Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParastericola rimosus Kim I.H., 2007 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterocomes indica Rao, 1962 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroxynus choriasteris Humes, 1986 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChorioxynus moluccensis Humes, 1986 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola astrivagus Humes, 1986 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola oreastriphilus Kossmann, 1877 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicola pichoni Humes & Ho, 1966 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellicomes tumidulus Humes & Cressey, 1958 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynstellicola kossmanni (Humes & Ho, 1967) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynstellicola pichoni (Humes & Ho, 1966) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (21 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 East Indies, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific (also recorded from the Red Sea), depth range 0-40 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Syntypes (probable) in Zoologisches Museum für Hamburg, Hamburg (Germany) (1 specimen labelled 'Fidschi inseln'). Type locality: Palau and Fiji as 'Pelew Island and Viti Island' (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Choriaster granulatus
Choriaster granulatus
Choriaster granulatus
Choriaster granulatus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213280
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-04-01 11:57:02Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-25 09:35:43Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Choriaster granulatus Lütken, 1869. 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=213280 on 2014-09-18
  
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