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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaymanostellidae Belyaev, 1974 
AphiaID: 177886

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 editorCaymanostellidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelatida
Sources  original description Belyaev, G. M. (1974). A new family of Abyssal starfishes. Zoologischeskii Zhurnal 53 (10): 1502-1508.  [details]

identification resource Rowe, F.W.E. (1989). A review of the family Caymanostellidae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) with the description of a new species of Caymanostella Belyaev and a new genus. Proceedings of the Linnaean Society of New South Wales 111(4):293-307, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34929666 [details]

identification resource Fujita, T., S. Stampanato and M. Jangoux. (1994). Belyaevostella hyugaensis, a new species of deep-sea asteroid (Asteroidea, Caymanostellidae) found on a sunken wood from off Southern Japan. Bulletin of National Sciences of the Museum of Tokyo A 20(4): 183-188 [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBelyaevostella Rowe, 1989
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaymanostella Belyaev, 1974
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:177886
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Date   action   by
2005-07-27 13:44:12Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-01-19 09:31:50Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2015). Caymanostellidae Belyaev, 1974. In: Mah, C.L. (2015) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=177886 on 2017-02-19
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