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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias Jullien, 1878 
AphiaID: 123224

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias foliacea Jullien, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
Sources  original description Jullien, J. (1878). Description d'un nouveau genre de Stelleride de la famille des Asteriadees. Bulletin de la Société zoologique de France. 3: 141-143., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/110204#page/161/mode/1up
page(s): 141 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias foliacea Jullien, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias rarispina (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias sertulifera (Xantus, 1860) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrometis sertulifera (Xantus, 1860)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
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scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Julien, 1879 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123224
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-12-29 02:59:07Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Marthasterias. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123224 on 2017-07-20
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