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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
AphiaID: 123908

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 editorPsilaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster Sladen, 1885
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster andromeda Möbius & Butschli, 1875
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster christi (Düben & Koren, 1846) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aranciata Parelius, 1768 (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten christi Düben & Koren, 1846 (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopecten chisti Perrier, 1885 (A synonym according to Perrier (1885) and Sladen (1889).)
Sources  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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorandromedasjøstjerne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorandromedasjøstjerne  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorandromedasjöstjärna  [details]
Direct child
taxa (3)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda florae (Verrill, 1878)

Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda var. cassiope Grieg, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster cassiope Sladen, 1889
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (58 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123908
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-11 20:59:00Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Psilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842). 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=123908 on 2014-09-20
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