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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster Sladen, 1889 
AphiaID: 123257

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 editorValvatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaxillosida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias subinermis Philippi, 1837 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthosticte Fisher, 1911
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoiraster Sladen, 1889 (synonym according to A.M. & A.H. Clark (1954))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSideriaster Verrill, 1899 (synonym according to A.M. & A.H. Clark (1954))
Sources  original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster aulophora (Fisher, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster canaliculatus (A.H. Clark, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster grandis (Verrill, 1899)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster magnificus (Bell, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster pacei (Mortensen, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster tangaroae Rowe, 1989
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster vestitus (Say, 1825)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster gigas (Caso, 1947) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster canaliculatus (A.H. Clark, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster parelii Sussbach & Breckner, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Lapsus Thethyaster Nobre, 1931: 176 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Lapsus Thetyaster Nobre, 1931: 62 [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123257
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-01-26 09:54:06Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2009-01-17 21:50:33Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Tethyaster Sladen, 1889. 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=123257 on 2014-11-26
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