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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster Verrill, 1899 
AphiaID: 172592

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 editorOdontasteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathaster elongatus Sladen, 1889 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontasteridae Verrill, 1899
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeuresaster Bell, 1908 (Synonym of Acodontaster according to Fisher (1940).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetadontaster Koehler, 1920 (A synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudontaster Koehler, 1912
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridontaster Koehler, 1920 (synonym)
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. (1899). Revision of certain genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of new forms. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10(1): 145-234 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster capitatus (Koehler, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster conspicuus (Koehler, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster elongatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster hodgsoni (Bell, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster marginatus (Koehler, 1912)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster abbreviatus Koehler, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster conspicuus (Koehler, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster ceramoideus Fisher, 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster elongatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster cremeus (Ludwig, 1903) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster elongatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster granuliferus Koehler, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster elongatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster miliaris Verrill, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplodontias miliaris (Gray, 1847)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster waitei (Koehler, 1920) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster conspicuus (Koehler, 1920)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:172592
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-12 13:53:46Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2005-07-28 06:51:10Z  changed  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-01-19 09:31:50Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Acodontaster Verrill, 1899. 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=172592 on 2014-07-24
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