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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitonotaster Verrill, 1899 
AphiaID: 178119

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitonotaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitonotaster intermedius (Perrier, 1884) (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. (1899). Revision of certain genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of new forms. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 10(1): 145-234 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitonotaster africanus Halpern, 1969
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitonotaster intermedius (Perrier, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitonotaster rotundigranulum Halpern, 1969
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitonotaster tumidus H.L. Clark, 1920
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178119
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Date   action   by
2005-07-28 06:51:10Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-12-14 04:28:08Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Litonotaster Verrill, 1899. 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=178119 on 2014-12-27
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