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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus Sollas, 1888 
AphiaID: 169787

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemospongiae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrophorida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncorinidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus simplex (Carter, 1879) (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncorinidae Schmidt, 1870
Sources  original description Sollas, W.J. 1888. Report on the Tetractinellida collected by H.M.S. Challenger, during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, 1873-1876. Zoology 25(63): 1-458, pls I-XLIV, 1 map. [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus albus (Alcolado & Gotera, 1986)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus arenosus van Soest & Beglinger, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus brasiliensis Hajdu & van Soest, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus haeckeli Dendy, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus kaena (de Laubenfels, 1957)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus ketostea (de Laubenfels, 1950)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus moolenbeeki van Soest & Beglinger, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus niger Hajdu & van Soest, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus simplex (Carter, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus syringifer van Soest & Stentoft, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus vasiformis Hajdu & van Soest, 1992

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus radiocrusta Kennedy, 2000 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStryphnus radiocrusta (Kennedy, 2000)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropus sarasinorum (Thiele, 1899) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelophlus sarasinorum Thiele, 1899
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (0 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:169787
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Date   action   by
2005-07-10 18:05:41Z  created  db_admin
2006-01-04 18:46:07Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2008-06-16 13:30:27Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2012-05-10 17:20:53Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Asteropus Sollas, 1888. In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez de Glasby, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schoenberg, C.; Janussen, D.; Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=169787 on 2014-04-20
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