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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777 
AphiaID: 123766

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentaphylla (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix Müller & Troschel, 1840
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology. London 1777. 4th edition (4): 36 and pages 1-154, tab 24, fig 24., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 64 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Attributes Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group plankton > zooplankton » Stage larva (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSupporting structure & enclosure Endoskeleton » Structure Solid » Composition Calcareous > High-magnesium calcite (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123766
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
2009-02-10 18:45:31Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2009). Asterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777. Accessed through: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2017). World Ophiuroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123766 on 2017-06-24
   
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