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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859) 
AphiaID: 177952

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 editorAsterinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina Nardo, 1834
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriscus brasiliensis Lutken, 1859 (synonym according to Lutken (1871))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriscus minutus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriscus stellifer Möbius, 1859
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnoplopatiria marginata (Hupe, 1857) (NOMEN NUDUM, according to Madsen (1950))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnoplopatiria siderea Verrill, 1913 (In need of reassessment.)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnoplopatiria stellifera Tommasi, 1970
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiria stellifera (Möbius, 1859)
Sources  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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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina stellifera obtusa Leipoldt, 1895
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Angola
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Angola [details]
Argentina
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArgentina [details]
Brazil
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Brazil [details]
Chile
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTierra del Fuego [details]
Southern Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFalse Bay [details]
Uruguay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUruguay [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFalkland Islands [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstericola frequens (Humes & Cressey, 1958) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 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:177952
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-28 06:51:10Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-06-11 09:51:08Z  checked  Danis, Bruno
2008-12-10 02:34:30Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterina stellifera (Möbius, 1859). 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=177952 on 2014-07-30
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