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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroboa clavata (Lyman, 1861) 
AphiaID: 213440

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 editorOphiuroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryalida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroboa (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroboa Döderlein, 1911
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrophyton clavatum Lyman, 1861
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. and F.W.E. Rowe. (1971). Monograph of Shallow-water Indo-West Pacific Echinoderms. Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History): London. x + 238 p. + 30 pls., available online at http://www.abctaxa.be/downloads/additional-information-volume-1/works-famous-holothuroid-workers/fwe-rowe/MonographIndoWestPacific.pdf [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [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]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [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 Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Attribute Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiuroidea) [details]
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description: as for A. nuda, but with thorny granules of varying size over the body and arms (Richmond 1997).
Also distributed in SE Arabia, Persian Gulf, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal and north Australia (Clark & Rowe, 1971); northern Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
General distribution: tropical Indian Ocean (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Genus spelled Astroba in Vine (1986).
Holotype in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, (USA) No. 475. Type locality: Zanzibar (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213440
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 23:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-29 13:20:33Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-07-18 12:17:12Z  checked  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Stöhr, S. (2014). Astroboa clavata (Lyman, 1861). In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. Accessed through: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/Ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213440 on 2014-07-11
  
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