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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondraster Verrill, 1895 
AphiaID: 123316

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 editorPoraniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondraster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania grandis Verrill, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondraster grandis (Verrill, 1878) (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniidae Perrier, 1894
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheilaster Bell, 1892 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Chondraster) Verrill, 1895 (Raised to genus by Verrill (1914))
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. (1895). Distribution of the echinoderms of north–eastern America. American Journal of Science,. 3(49): 127-141., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/124163#page/149/mode/1up
page(s): 138 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondraster elattosis H.L. Clark, 1923
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondraster grandis (Verrill, 1878)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondraster hermanni Madsen, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorania (Porania) hermanni Madsen, 1959
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123316
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-10-24 13:48:31Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Chondraster Verrill, 1895. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123316 on 2017-07-22
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