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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster stellifer Sladen, 1882 
AphiaID: 172778

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 editorVelatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster Müller & Troschel, 1842
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster (Apterodon) stellifer Sladen, 1882
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster danae Verrill, 1869
Sources  original description Sladen, W.P. (1882) The Asteroidea of H.M.S. Challenger Expedition, pt. 1. Pterasteridae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London. 16: 189-246 [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster stellifer hunteri (Koehler, 1920)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraster stellifer stellifer Sladen, 1882
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Chile
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTierra del Fuego [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Ocean [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArgentine Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrazil Basin [details]
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAntarctic Ocean [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBalleny Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Ocean [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSubantarctic Isles [details]
Uruguay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUruguay [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFalkland Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVictoria Land [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (16 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 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 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:172778
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-12 13:53:46Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-10-25 14:18:49Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Pteraster stellifer. 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=172778 on 2014-07-24
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