Pentaceraster gracilis   (Lutken,  1871) (Starfish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Asteroidea
Order:Valvatida
Family:Oreasteridae

Description

Synonym (s)
Pentaceros rouxi Koehler, 1910
Pentaceros mertoni Koehler, 1910
Pentaceros gracilis Sladen, 1889
Pentaceros callimorphus Sladen, 1889
Oreaster rouxi (Koehler, 1910)
Oreaster gracilis Lutken, 1871

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sastry, DRK (2007) Echinodermata of India : An annotated list Records of Zoological Survey of India Occassional paper No. 271 ZSI, Kolkata 1-387 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/checklist/Echinodermata_India_Checklist.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2011-04-08

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