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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster chinensis Perrier, 1875 
AphiaID: 378712

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 editorOphidiaster
Status nomen dubium
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Source Not documented
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValidity 'Probably valid" according to H.L. Clark (1921) but HLC also implies resemblance to Ophidiaster ophidianus and O. guidlingi from Atlantic!
A.M. Clark (1993) has indicated this species as problematic regarding the validity of this species. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378712
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2008-12-25 15:21:38Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Ophidiaster chinensis Perrier, 1875. 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=378712 on 2014-07-30
  
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