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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866 
AphiaID: 123637

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 editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) (Subgenus)
Status accepted
Rank Subgenus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion muelleri M. Sars, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866
Sources  original description Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 350 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) danica (Levinsen, 1887) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1887) (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) islandica Levinsen, 1887 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885) (alternate representation)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123637
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-05 03:22:03Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2009). Leptasterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123637 on 2017-07-21
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