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Oreaster reticulatus


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lexID:
6147 
AphiaID:
178210 
Scientific:
Oreaster reticulatus 
German:
Genetzter Kissenstern 
English:
Reticulated Sea Star, Cushion Sea Star 
Category:
Etoiles de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatida (Order) > Oreasteridae (Family) > Oreaster (Genus) > reticulatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Haiti, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Venezuela, Atlantique Est, Atlantique Ouest, Bahamas, Belize, Bermudes, Brésil, Caraïbes, Colombie, Floride, golfe du Mexique, Honduras, Le Cap-Vert, USA 
Sea depth:
1 - 69 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 35 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Sponges, Detritus, escargots, étoiles de mer, polypes coralliens 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-15 19:38:45 

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Oreaster reticulatus
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Oreaster is a genus of sea stars in the family Oreasteridae

Synonymised names:
Asterias gigas Linnaeus, 1753 (Synonym (name invalidated by date))
Asterias pentacyphus Bruzelius, 1805 (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Asterias reticulata Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Asterias sebae de Blainville, 1830
Oreaster aculeatus (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Bell (1884))
Oreaster bermudensis H.L. Clark, 1942
Oreaster gigas Lutken, 1859 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936) and Madsen (1959))
Oreaster lapidarius Grube, 1857 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Oreaster reticulatus var. bermudensis
Oreaster tuberosus Behn in Möbius, 1859 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Pentaceros aculeatus Gray, 1840 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Pentaceros gibbus Gray, 1840 (synonym according to Muller and Troschel (1842))
Pentaceros grandis Gray, 1840 (synonym according to Muller and Troschel (1842))
Pentaceros reticulatus Gray, 1840

Direct children (1):
Variety Oreaster reticulatus var. bermudensis accepted as Oreaster bermudensis H.L. Clark, 1942 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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