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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster Verrill, 1899 
AphiaID: 123303

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)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster perrieri Sladen, 1889 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEugoniaster Verrill, 1899 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyrenaster Verrill, 1899 (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. (1899). Revision of certain genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of new forms. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10(1): 145-234 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster ceramoidea (Fisher, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster dentatus (Perrier, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster doederleini (Koehler, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster ephemeralis Macan, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster investigatoris (Alcock, 1893)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster comptus (Verrill, 1899) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster dentatus (Perrier, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster perrieri Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster dentatus (Perrier, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster productus A.H. Clark, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplasiaster productus (A.H. Clark, 1917)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster singletoni McKnight, 1973 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPillsburiaster aoteanus McKnight, 1973
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123303
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-30 03:03:03Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Plinthaster Verrill, 1899. 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=123303 on 2014-04-21
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