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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egyptiaca Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 213303

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 editorOphidiasteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egyptiaca
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia Gray, 1840
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia aegyptiaca Tortonese, 1979
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia aegyptiaca von Martens, 1866 (lapsus for egyptiaca)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia desjardinsi (Michelin, 1845) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNardoa aegyptiaca Sladen, 1889 (lapsus or alternative spelling )
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster desjardinsi Michelin, 1844 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScytaster aegyptiaca Perrier, 1875 (lapsus (alternative spelling) for egyptiaca Gray)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScytaster zodiacalis Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290. [details]

source of synonymy 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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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egyptiaca egyptiaca Gray, 1840

Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egyptiaca egeriae A.M. Clark, 1967 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia egeriae A. M. Clark, 1967
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [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 (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 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 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Also distributed in Gilbert Islands (Clark, 1954); Ceylon bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species of the genus Gomophia Gray, 1840 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213303
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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
2009-10-10 16:17:40Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Gomophia egyptiaca Gray, 1840. 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=213303 on 2014-12-18
  
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