Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Species
  • Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Acanthaster pseudoplanci Caso, 1962
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
CABI Invasive Species Compendium
  • Acanthaster planci
CalPhotos
  • Acanthaster planci
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Acanthaster planci
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Acanthaster planci
EOL hotlist Scratchpad Species
  • Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environments
  • Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
GBIF national node classification resource: Germany Species
  • Acanthaster planci
GBIF national node type records: Germany Species
  • Asterias planci Linnaeus, 1758
Global Biotic Interactions Species
  • Acanthaster planci
BioLib.cz Import
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Species
  • Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Asterias echinusEllis Verrill, 1914
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Asterias planci Linnaeus, 1758
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Stellonia echinites L. Agassiz, 1836
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Asterias solaris Schreber, 1793
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Asterias echinites Ellis & Solander, 1786
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Acanthaster mauritiensis de Loriol, 1885
BOLDS images II Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Acanthaster echinites (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Acanthaster echinus Gervais, 1841
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Acanthaster solaris Schreber, 1793
Marine Life in Koh Phangan resource
  • Acanthaster planci
Mineralogy Species
  • Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
  • Acanthaster planci
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
OBIS depth range resource
Paleobiology Database
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Species
  • Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
SPIRE resource
  • Acanthaster planci
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
  • Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012
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Species
The Echinoderms of Panama
  • Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
Undersea Production test 2
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
  • Acanthaster planci
WhyReef kids content
  • Acanthaster planci
Wikimedia Commons
Wikipedia
  • Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
iNaturalist Images Species

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