WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloriaster Downey, 1980

178106  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178106)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFloriaster maya Downey, 1980 (type by monotypy)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Downey, M. E. (1980). i>Floriaster maya, new genus and species of the family Goniasteridae. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 93(2): 346-349., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107509#page/372/mode/1up [details]   
Mah, C. (2008). Floriaster Downey, 1980. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178106 on 2017-12-11

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2005-07-28 06:51:10Z
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2008-01-20 07:23:54Z
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original description Downey, M. E. (1980). i>Floriaster maya, new genus and species of the family Goniasteridae. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 93(2): 346-349., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/107509#page/372/mode/1up [details]   

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]