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Pentaceraster alveolatus


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lexID:
3564 
Scientific:
Pentaceraster alveolatus 
German:
Walzen-Seestern 
English:
Cushion Sea Star 
Category:
Sjøstjerner 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatida (Order) > Oreasteridae (Family) > Pentaceraster (Genus) > alveolatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Perrier, ), 1875 
Occurrence:
Australia, Filippinene, Indo-Pacific, Indonesia, Ny Caledonia, Stillehavet, Vest, Thailand 
Size:
bis zu 40cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
For-Spesialist 
Tank:
~ 1500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Veldig vanskelig 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2011-02-22 09:03:04 

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(Perrier, 1875)

Occurs in sandy-rocky intertidal regions and on reef platform at depths of 1 to 60 m. Feeds on carrion.

Synonyms:
Oreaster alveolatus (Perrier, 1875)
Oreaster troscheli Bell, 1884
Pentaceros alveolatus Perrier, 1875
Pentaceros bedoti Koehler, 1911
Pentaceros muricatus Studer, 1884
Pentaceros troscheli (Bell, 1884)

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatacea (Superorder) > Valvatida (Order) > Oreasteridae (Family) > Pentaceraster (Genus) > Pentaceraster alveolatus (Species)

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