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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) planus Verrill, 1915 
AphiaID: 178239

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 editorNotomyotida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) (Subgenus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) planus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) Studer, 1883
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) planus Verrill, 1915
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) mirabilis Downey, 1973 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis Downey, 1973 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaster gracilis Verrill, 1915 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. (1915). Report on the starfishes of the West Indies, Florida, and Brazil, including those obtained by the Bahama expedition from the University of Iowa in 1893. Bulletins form the Laboratories of Natural History 7(1): 232 pp.
page(s): 133 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Honduras
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHonduras [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Nicaragua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNicaragua [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Trinidad and Tobago
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrinidad and Tobago [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuyana Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178239
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-07-29 11:05:05Z  created  Braeckman, Ulrike
2009-01-19 15:30:12Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2015). Cheiraster (Cheiraster) planus Verrill, 1915. In: Mah, C.L. (2015) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178239 on 2016-08-26
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