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Pteraster capensis Gray, 1847

178568  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178568)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gray, J.E. (1847). Descriptions of some new genera and species of Asteriadae. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 72-83., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862856
page(s): 83 [details]   
Note 'Cape of Good Hope' (Clark & Courtman-Stock,...  
Type locality 'Cape of Good Hope' (Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976). [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Pteraster capensis Gray, 1847. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178568 on 2020-01-26
Date
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2005-08-04 07:50:58Z
created
Aracina, Claudia
2008-10-25 03:22:57Z
changed

original description Gray, J.E. (1847). Descriptions of some new genera and species of Asteriadae. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 72-83., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862856
page(s): 83 [details]   

original description  (of Retaster capensis (Gray, 1847)) Gray, J.E. (1847). Descriptions of some new genera and species of Asteriadae. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 72-83., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862856
page(s): 83 [details]   

original description  (of Pteraster (Retaster) capensis Gray, 1847) Gray, J.E. (1847). Descriptions of some new genera and species of Asteriadae. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 72-83., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862856
page(s): 83 [details]   

basis of record Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Type locality 'Cape of Good Hope' (Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976). [details]
 

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