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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster Perrier, 1894 
AphiaID: 178136

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 editorRosaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentagonaster alexandri Perrier, 1881 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNereidaster Verrill, 1899 (Synonym according to Fisher (1917))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNymphaster (Neridaster) Verrill, 1899
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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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster alexandri (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster attenuatus Liao, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster bipunctus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster cassidatus Macan, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster confinis (Koehler, 1910)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster endilius McKnight, 1975
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster florifer (Alcock, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster mamillatus Fisher, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster mimicus Fisher, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster nannus Fisher, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster symbolicus (Sladen, 1889)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster breviradiata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster symbolicus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster timorensis Döderlein, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster confinis timorensis Döderlein, 1924
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178136
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-07-28 06:51:10Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-10-22 23:45:22Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Rosaster Perrier, 1894. 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=178136 on 2014-12-29
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