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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanaster Ayres, 1851 
AphiaID: 123306

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 editorStephanaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster Gray, 1840
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Sources  original description Ayres, W.O. (1851). Stephanaster Ayres. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory. 4: 118-119., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/35742#page/126/mode/1up
page(s): 118-119 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanaster astrologorum (Muller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTosia australis Gray, 1840
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanaster australis (Gray, 1840) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTosia australis Gray, 1840
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanaster bourgeti Perrier, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaeriodiscus bourgeti (Perrier, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanaster duebeni (Gray, 1847) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster duebeni Gray, 1847
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanaster elegans Ayres, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster pulchellus Gray, 1840
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanaster gunni (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster duebeni Gray, 1847
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanaster procyon (Cuvier, 1836) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTosia australis Gray, 1840
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanaster pulchellus (Gray, 1840) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster pulchellus Gray, 1840
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy A synonym of Pentagonaster Gray, 1840 by synonymy of the type species, according to Dujardin & Hupe (1862). Perrier's usage invalid. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123306
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-12-17 01:25:53Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Stephanaster Ayres, 1851. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123306 on 2017-07-24
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