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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias acervata Stimpson, 1862 
AphiaID: 123707

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 editorAsterias (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias acervata (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1861) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Stimpson, W. (1862). On new genera and species of starfishes of the family Pycnopodidae (Asteracanthion Mueller & Troschel). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory. 8: 261-273., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37036#page/271/mode/1up
page(s): 271 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection (3 records) 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy A subspecies of Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris according to Fisher (1930) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123707
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-12-31 03:51:57Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2017-01-20 06:11:28Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2017-06-19 16:23:34Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2017). Asterias acervata Stimpson, 1862. 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=123707 on 2017-08-24
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