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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina phylactica Emson & Crump, 1979 
AphiaID: 123990

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 editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina Nardo, 1834
Sources  original description Emson, R.G. and Crump, R.H. (1979). Description of a new species of Asterina (Asteroidea), with an account of its ecology. Journal of the Marine Biology Association of the United Kingdom 59: 77-94, 1 pl. 8 figs. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Adriatic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Adriatic [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBanyuls [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBretagne [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIreland [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth West Ireland [details]
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsle of Man [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStrangford Lough [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [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 editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Wales [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth West England [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Emson & Crump, 1978 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Simultaneous hermaphrodite. Eggs are laid in masses and are brooded for three weeks under the humped body. May-June. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Occurs in large, deep, high-level rock pools on fairly exposed shores; less common in lower pools and sublittoral. Recorded from a few sites in southwest England, south Wales, southwest Ireland, Strangford Lough and the Isle of Man. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123990
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-12-10 02:34:30Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2010-02-23 20:06:18Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterina phylactica Emson & Crump, 1979. 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=123990 on 2014-07-13
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