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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplodontias (Genus)
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
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  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.; Downey, M.E. (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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 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. (2008). Diplodontias Fisher, 1908. In: Mah, C.L. (2016). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=177910 on 2016-09-29
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