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Acanthaster planci Linnaeus 1758 (sea star)

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Archasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 100993

Alternative combination: Asterias planci

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Acanthaster according to A. S. Gale 2011

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore