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Acanthaster planci  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157194

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Acanthaster ellisi (Gray, 1840)
    Acanthaster echinites (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
    Acanthaster echinus Gervais, 1841
    Acanthaster mauritiensis de Loriol, 1885
    Acanthaster pseudoplanci Caso, 1962
    Acanthaster solaris (Schreber, 1793)
    Asterias echinites Ellis & Solander, 1786
    Asterias solaris (Schreber, 1793)
    Asterias planci Linnaeus, 1758
    Echinaster ellisi Gray, 1840
    Echinaster solaris (Schreber, 1793)
    Echinities solaris Schreber, 1793
    Stellonia echinites (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
  Common Name(s): crown-of-thorns [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734] – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
                ClassAsteroidea de Blainville, 1830 – étoiles de mer, stelléridés, estrela do mar, sea stars, starfishes, starfish, estrella de mar  
                   SuperorderValvatacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderValvatida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyAcanthasteridae Sladen, 1889 – Crown of Thorns Starfish  
                            GenusAcanthaster Gervais, 1841  
                               SpeciesAcanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) – crown-of-thorns  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Acanthaster planci    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Acanthaster planci   
  Source: WoRMS - World Asteroidea Database, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at   
  Reference for: Acanthaster planci   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rowe, F. W. E., and J. Gates / Wells, A. ed.  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Echinodermata   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoological Catalogue of Australia, vol. 33   
  Page(s): xiii + 510   
  Publisher: CSIRO   
  Publication Place: Melbourne, Australia   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-643-05696-3   
  Reference for: Acanthaster planci   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  






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