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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChitonaster Sladen, 1889 
AphiaID: 172583

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 editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChitonaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentoplia H.E.S. Clark, 1971 (synonymy according to Mah, 2011)
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 editorChitonaster cataphractus Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChitonaster felli (H.E.S. Clark, 1971)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChitonaster johannae Koehler, 1908
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChitonaster trangae Mah, 2011
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:172583
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Date   action   by
2005-07-12 13:53:46Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-09-07 06:51:43Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2007-12-31 03:38:17Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2008-12-13 03:03:54Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Chitonaster Sladen, 1889. 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=172583 on 2014-12-20
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