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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterasterides Verrill, 1909 
AphiaID: 146087

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 editorVelatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterasterides (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster Müller & Troschel, 1842
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterasteridae Perrier, 1875
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. (1909). Remarkable development of starfishes on the Northwest American coast; hybridism; multiplicity of rays; teratology; problems in evolution; geographical distribution. American Naturalist. 43(513): 542-555., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/138631#page/575/mode/1up
page(s): 547 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterasterides aporus (Ludwig, 1886) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster militaris (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy A synonym according to Fisher (1911), Mortensen (1927), and Djakonov (1950), though maintained as Valid by Verrill (1914). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146087
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-20 18:13:59Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2009). Pterasterides. 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=146087 on 2017-09-21
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