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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplodontias Fisher, 1908 
AphiaID: 177910

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 editorPentagonaster dilatatus Perrier, 1875 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontasteridae Verrill, 1899
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniodon Perrier, 1894 (A junior homonym of Goniodon Herrick 1888 (Mollusca) but replaceable by DiplodontiasFisher 1908.)
Source  basis of record Clark, A.M. and M.E. Downey. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall: London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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taxa (5)

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplodontias dilatatus (Perrier, 1875)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplodontias miliaris (Gray, 1847)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplodontias paxillosus (Gray, 1847)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplodontias robustus (Fell, 1953)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplodontias singularis (Müller & Troschel, 1843)
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:177910
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-28 06:51:10Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-01-19 09:31:50Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Diplodontias Fisher, 1908. 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=177910 on 2014-10-23
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