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Asteroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMidgardia Downey, 1972 
AphiaID: 178259

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 editorBrisingida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrisingidae
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMidgardia xandaros Downey, 1972 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrisingidae G.O. Sars, 1875
Sources  original description Downey, M.E. (1972). Midgardia xandaros, new genus, new species, A large brisingid starfish from the Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 84(48: 421-426. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMidgardia xandaros Downey, 1972
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178259
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Date   action   by
2005-07-29 11:05:05Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2006-04-19 09:58:39Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-10-18 04:20:59Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Midgardia Downey, 1972. 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=178259 on 2014-08-02
  
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