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Asteroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 255070

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 editorHeliasteridae
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias helianthus Lamarck, 1816 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliasteridae Viguier, 1878
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster canopus Perrier, 1875
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster cumingi (Gray, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster helianthus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster kubiniji Xantus, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster microbrachius Xantus, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster polybrachius H.L. Clark, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster solaris A.H. Clark, 1920

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster cumingi Verrill, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster polybrachius H.L. Clark, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster morrisoni A.H. Clark, 1949 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster microbrachius Xantus, 1860
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:255070
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Date   action   by
2007-12-29 01:34:11Z  created  Mah, Christopher
2009-01-06 03:01:28Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Heliaster Gray, 1840. 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=255070 on 2014-07-25
  
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