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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster Stimpson, 1857 
AphiaID: 123298

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 editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster aequalis Stimpson, 1857 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsaster Verrill, 1894
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 editorMediaster aequalis Stimpson, 1857
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster arcuatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster australiensis H.L. Clark, 1916
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster bairdi (Verrill, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster boardmani (Livingstone, 1934)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster brachiatus Goto, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis H.L. Clark, 1923
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster dawsoni McKnight, 1973
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster elegans Ludwig, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster gartrelli H.E.S. Clark, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster murrayi Macan, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster ornatus Fisher, 1906
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster pedicellaris (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster praestans Livingstone, 1933
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster sladeni Benham, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster tenellus Fisher, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster transfuga Ludwig, 1905

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster abyssi Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster elegans Ludwig, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster agassizi Verrill, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster pedicellaris (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster durbanensis Mortensen, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis durbanensis Mortensen, 1933
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster florifer (Alcock, 1893) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster florifer (Alcock, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster japonicus (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeramaster japonicus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster monacanthus H.L. Clark, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectriaster monacanthus (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster patagonicus Verrill, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeramaster patagonicus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster roseus Alcock, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster roseus (Alcock, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster stellatus Perrier, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster bairdi (Verrill, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster trinadensis Bernasconi, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster pedicellaris (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster trinadensis Halpern, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster trinadensis Bernasconi, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster pedicellaris (Perrier, 1881)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123298
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-01-19 09:31:50Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2008-12-11 23:57:58Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Mediaster Stimpson, 1857. 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=123298 on 2014-12-29
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