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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879 
AphiaID: 146053

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 editorLeptoptychaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym of Leptychaster according to Fisher (1911))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae Gray, 1840
Sources  original description Smith, E.A. (1879). Echinodermata. (Collections from Kerguelen Island). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. 168: 270-281., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/23850585#page/286/mode/1up
page(s): 271, 277 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster longipes Koehler, 1920 (nomen nudum, This is a possible MS name for L. flexuosus)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster accrescens Koehler, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacroptychaster accrescens (Koehler, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster antarcticus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster antarcticus Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster conicus (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlakiaster conicus Perrier, 1881
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster elongata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster flexuosus Koehler, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster flexuosus (Koehler, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster kerguelensis Smith, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster mendosus Koehler, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy This name was emended from Leptychaster Smith, 1876, with type species L. kerguelenensis Smith 1876, but emendment was unjustified so essentially a synonym of Leptychaster according to Fisher (1911).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146053
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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). Leptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879. 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=146053 on 2017-08-21
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