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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten americanus Verrill, 1880 
AphiaID: 158490

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 editorAstropecten (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten americanus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster americanus Verrill, 1880
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten subgracilis Verrill, 1915 (a variety of A. americanus)
Sources  basis of record Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [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]
Nicaragua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNicaragua [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the North Atlantic Ocean [details]
Sargasso Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSargasso Sea [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Hatteras [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158490
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-26 09:54:06Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Astropecten americanus Verrill, 1880. 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=158490 on 2014-12-21
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