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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851) 
AphiaID: 123896

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 editorPaxillosida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten arcticus M. Sars, 1851
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten arcticus M. Sars, 1851 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten luetkeni Barrett, 1857 (synonym according to M. Sars (1861))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster arcticus var. elongata Sladen, 1889
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster elongata Sladen, 1889 (A variety of L. arcticus)
Sources  original description Sars, M. (1851). Beretning om en i Sommeren 1849 foretagen zoologisk Reise i Lofoten og Finmarken [1850 date used in Hydrozoa, 1851 in Polychaeta & others]. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne. 6: 121-211., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/33948#page/129/mode/1up
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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus microplax Djakonov, 1950

Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus f. microplax Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus microplax Djakonov, 1950
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Barentsz Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBarents Sea [details]
Labrador Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLabrador Basin [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNewfoundland Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth American Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the North Atlantic Ocean [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorway [details]
Sargasso Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSargasso Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCircumboreal [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFaeroes [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMurmansk Coast [details]
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (21 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection (56 records) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123896
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-10-15 05:25:22Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Leptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851). 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=123896 on 2017-08-23
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