CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Ophiuroidea (class)  »  Euryalida (order)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 25 170011 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Asteromorpha rousseaui    (Michelin, 1862)
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Euryalidae: Euryalinae (snakestars) - show full list
Common Name: [a basketstar]
Recent Synonyms: Asteromorpha steenstrupi
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in adjacent region:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Indian Ocean (non coastal)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 25 170901     Asteromorpha spp.
Organism Type: a basketstar

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
Okanishi, M. Olbers, J.M. Fujita, T., 2013. A taxonomic review of the genus Asteromorpha L├╝tken (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea: Euryalidae)., The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Vol. 61(2): 461-480.
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