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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia milleporella (Lamarck, 1816) 
AphiaID: 213299

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 editorGoniasteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias milleporella Lamarck, 1816
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia pistoria (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia milleporella Müller & Troschel, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia pistoria (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScytaster milleporellus Michelin, 1845
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScytaster pistorius Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Sources  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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Madagascar
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Palau
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalau Islands [details]
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Indian Ocean [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Africa & Madagascar [details]

Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (33 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 5 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 Colour in life: deep purple above, much paler below (Sloan et al., 1979).
Also distributed in Saipan, New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); Maldive area, Ceylon, bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: from East Africa to Polynesia (Tortonese, 1980); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-30 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
Ecology: benthic, inshore (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: 'les mers d'Europe?'. Syntypes in Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Linckiidae in Tortonese (1980). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213299
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-10-24 18:54:18Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Fromia milleporella (Lamarck, 1816). 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=213299 on 2014-09-20
  
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