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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862) 
AphiaID: 158496

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 editorLeptasterias (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias tenera (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion flaccida A. Agassiz, 1866 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tenera Stimpson, 1862
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
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (31 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 lower St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras  [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:158496
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-10-27 04:55:02Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862). 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=158496 on 2014-12-25
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