Pentaceraster multispinus   (von Martens,  1866) (Starfish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Asteroidea
Order:Valvatida
Family:Oreasteridae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Oreaster grayi Bell, 1884
Oreaster hedemanni Lutken, 1871
Pentaceraster crassimana Doderlein, 1936
Pentaceros grayi (Bell, 1884)
Pentaceros hedemanni (Lutken, 1871)
Pentaceros nodosus Gray, 1840

Common Name (s)
• Asteroids (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2001) Invertebrate zoology collections Available at - http://goode.si.edu/mcs/iz/Query.php
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Florida Museum of Natural History Available at - http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/
  • 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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

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