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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracaster Sladen, 1883 
AphiaID: 123270

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 editorPorcellanasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracaster cylindratus Sladen, 1883
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorcellanasteridae Sladen, 1883
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudaster Perrier, 1885 (Synonym according to Ludwig (1907))
Sources  original description Sladen, W.P. (1883) The Asteroidea of H.M.S. Challenger Expedition, pt. 2. Astropectinidae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 17: 214-269. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracaster cylindratus Sladen, 1883

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracaster alberti Koehler, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracaster cylindratus Sladen, 1883
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracaster magnus Ludwig, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracaster cylindratus Sladen, 1883
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Thoracaster cylindratus Sladen, 1883 by monotypy. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123270
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-19 04:03:02Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Thoracaster Sladen, 1883. 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=123270 on 2014-12-19
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