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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias Verrill, 1871 
AphiaID: 123227

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)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion albulus Stimpson, 1853
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanaster Perrier, 1894 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Sources  basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 336-351 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias gracilis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias hebes Verrill, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123227
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-12-29 08:38:40Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Stephanasterias Verrill, 1871. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123227 on 2014-10-21
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