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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten nitidus Verrill, 1915 
AphiaID: 178668

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 editorPaxillosida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten nitidus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten nitidus Verrill, 1915
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): 179 [details]

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten nitidus var. forcipatus Verrill, 1915
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Bahamas
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBahamas [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Dominican Republic
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDominican Republic [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]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorYucatan [details]
Nicaragua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNicaragua [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Hatteras [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178668
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Date   action   by
2005-08-04 07:50:58Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2009-01-11 20:59:00Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2015). Astropecten nitidus 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=178668 on 2016-08-30
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