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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApollonaster Halpern, 1970 
AphiaID: 178064

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 editorGoniasteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApollonaster yucatanensis Halpern, 1970 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Sources  original description Halpern, J.A. (1970). Biological Investigations of the deep sea.53. New species and genera of goniasterid sea stars. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 83(1): 1-12 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApollonaster yucatanensis Halpern, 1970
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178064
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Date   action   by
2005-07-28 06:51:10Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-01-20 11:01:19Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Apollonaster Halpern, 1970. 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=178064 on 2014-10-24
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