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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias Verrill, 1871

123227  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123227)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanaster Perrier, 1894 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias gracilis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Downey (1992).)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias hebes Verrill, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Downey (1992).)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A. E. (1871). Marine fauna of Eastport, Maine. Bulletin of the Essex Institute. 3 : 2-6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32745#page/12/mode/1up
page(s): 5 [details]   
Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Stephanasterias Verrill, 1871. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123227 on 2017-12-15

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1871). Marine fauna of Eastport, Maine. Bulletin of the Essex Institute. 3 : 2-6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32745#page/12/mode/1up
page(s): 5 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanaster Perrier, 1894) Perrier, E. (1894). Stell√©rides. Exp√©ditions Scientifique Travailleur et du Talisman. 3:1-431, 26 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/156687#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 129; note: Mentioned in last line of top paragraph with no distinction and in the key.  [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanaster Perrier, 1894) Clark, A.M.and Mah, C. (2001). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 4. Forcipulatida and Brisingida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (2001). Echinoderm Studies, 6: pp. 229-347 (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanaster Perrier, 1894) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 



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