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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster Perrier, 1878 
AphiaID: 146088

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 editorRetaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Subgenus according to Fisher (1940).)
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 Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates. [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster capensis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster capensis Gray, 1847
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster cribrosus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuretaster cribrosus (von Martens, 1867)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster diaphanus Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster diaphanus (Ludwig, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster gibber Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster gibber (Sladen, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster gracilis H.L. Clark, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster gracilis H.L. Clark, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster tesselatus Ives, 1888
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster insignis Sladen, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuretaster insignis (Sladen, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster multipes Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopteraster multipes (M. Sars, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster peregrinator Sladen, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopteraster peregrinator (Sladen, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster verrucosus Sladen, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplopteraster verrucosus (Sladen, 1882)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValidity A subgenus of Pteraster according to Fisher (1940) but not recognized by Downey in Clark & Downey (1992). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146088
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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. (2014). Retaster Perrier, 1878. 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=146088 on 2014-11-22
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