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Asteroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias Sladen, 1889 
AphiaID: 172541

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichasteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichasteridae Perrier 1885
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names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuadraster Perrier, 1896 (Synonym according ot Fisher (1923))
Sources  original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias dyscrita H.L. Clark, 1916
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias felipes (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias alba (Bell, 1891) (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias capensis Fisher, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias capensis Fisher, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias felipes (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias fernandensis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrostole platei (Meissner, 1896)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias germani (Philippi, 1858) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias obtusispinosa Fisher, 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias polygramma (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias radiata Koehler, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplasterias radiata (Koehler, 1923)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias sulcifera Leipoldt, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias tomidata Leipoldt, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)
Distribution 
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Asteracanthion sulcifer Valenciennes, 1869 (=Asteracanthion luridum Philippi, 1858) by subsequent designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:172541
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Date   action   by
2005-07-12 13:53:46Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-07-31 06:57:06Z  changed  Camba Reu, Cibran
2008-06-11 12:57:51Z  checked  Danis, Bruno
2011-06-27 21:58:12Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Cosmasterias Sladen, 1889. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=172541 on 2014-12-21
  
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