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Asteroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaranuiaster McKnight, 1973 
AphiaID: 255063

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 editorAsteriidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaranuiaster
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
Source  original description McKnight, D.G. (1973). Additions to the asteroid fauna of New Zealand: families Benthopectinidae, Odontasteridae, Asteriidae and Brisingidae; with notes on Porcellanaster caeruleus Wyville Thomson (Family Porcellanasteridae). New Zealand Oceanographic Institute Records. 1(16): 220-240. , available online at http://www.vliz.be/nl/catalogus?module=ref&refid=255361
page(s): 233 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaranuiaster novaezealandiae McKnight, 1973
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:255063
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2007-12-29 01:34:11Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2007). Taranuiaster McKnight, 1973. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=255063 on 2017-08-21
   
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