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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloriaster Downey, 1980 
AphiaID: 178106

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 editorFloriaster maya Downey, 1980 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Sources  original description Downey, M.E. (1980). Floriaster maya, new genus and species of the family Goniasteridae. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 93(2): 346-349. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloriaster maya Downey, 1980
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178106
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Date   action   by
2005-07-28 06:51:10Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-01-20 07:23:54Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Floriaster Downey, 1980. 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=178106 on 2014-10-23
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