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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaeraster Dons, 1938 
AphiaID: 123324

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Homonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniomorpha Danielssen & Koren, 1881
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaeraster berthae Dons, 1938
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniidae Perrier, 1875
Sources  original description Dons, C. (1938). Zoologische Notizen XXXVI. die Asteriden-Gattung Sphaeriaster nomen novum [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaeraster berthae Dons, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniomorpha (Culcitopsis) borealis (Süssbach & Breckner, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaeraster bjoerlykkei Dons, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniomorpha (Poraniomorpha) tumida (Stuxberg, 1878)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy A homonym of Sphaeraster Schondorff, 1906 as noted by Dons, 1939, but also= Poraniomorpha (Culcitopsis) Verrill, 1914 according to A.M. Clark (1984). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123324
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-31 03:09:45Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Sphaeraster Dons, 1938. 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=123324 on 2014-08-22
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