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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster (Echinaster) Müller & Troschel, 1840 
AphiaID: 123640

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 editorSpinulosacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpinulosida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Subgenus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias seposita Retzius, 1783 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Source  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 editorEchinaster (Echinaster) modestus Perrier, 1881
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster (Echinaster) reticulatus H.L. Clark, 1923
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster (Echinaster) sepositus (Retzius, 1783)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123640
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-22 02:48:17Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Echinaster (Echinaster) Müller & Troschel, 1840. 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=123640 on 2014-09-23
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