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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) 
AphiaID: 158489

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 editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion berylinus A. Agassiz, 1866 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion forbesi Desor, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion lacazei Perrier, 1869
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion novaeboracensis Perrier, 1869 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias arenicola Stimpson, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias arenicola var. lacazei Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias crassispina H.L. Clark, 1941 (synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Sources  basis of record Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Bahamas
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBahamas [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanada [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaguenay Fjord [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorYucatan [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Sargasso Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSargasso Sea [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Frio [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Hatteras [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuyanas [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (20 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (133 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (90 nucleotides; 41 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Maine to Texas  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158489
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2009-01-01 07:33:05Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848). 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=158489 on 2014-09-24
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