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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster Perrier, 1881 
AphiaID: 123319

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 editorMarginaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster pectinatus Perrier, 1881 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniidae Perrier, 1893
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoranisca Verrill, 1914 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1984))
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 editorMarginaster capreensis (Gasco, 1876)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster patriciae McKnight, 2006
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster paucispinus Fisher, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster pectinatus Perrier, 1881

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster littoralis Dartnall, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinidae Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium, An asterinid, but which species is uncertain.)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster austerus Verrill, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster pectinatus Perrier, 1881
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster echinulata Perrier, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniella echinulata (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster fimbriatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChondraster grandis (Verrill, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster pentagonus Perrier, in Milne-Edwards, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcitopsis borealis (Süssbach & Breckner, 1911)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValidity Many if not most members of Marginaster are either juveniles of Porania (or other poraniids) or members of other taxa. Careful scrutiny is required with nominal species and description of new taxa should be regarded skeptically. [details]

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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:123319
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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
2014-05-13 16:24:47Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Marginaster Perrier, 1881. 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=123319 on 2014-12-19
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