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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) A.M. Clark, 1981 
AphiaID: 178244

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)
Status accepted
Rank Subgenus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster mirabilis Perrier, 1881
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster Studer, 1883
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChristopheraster A.M. Clark, 1981 (Now reduced to subgenus according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
Sources  original description Clark, A.M. (1981). Notes on Atlantic and other Asteroidea. 1. Family Benthopectinidae. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 41: 91-135., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2365197 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) blakei A.M. Clark, 1981
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) horridus Fisher, 1906
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) oxyacanthus (Sladen, 1889)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) coronatus (Perrier, 1884) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) enoplus Verrill, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) enoplus Downey, 1973 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) blakei A.M. Clark, 1981
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis Downey, 1973 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) planus Verrill, 1915
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178244
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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. (2014). Cheiraster (Christopheraster) A.M. Clark, 1981. 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=178244 on 2014-04-20
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