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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster insignis (Perrier, 1884) 
AphiaID: 178700

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 editorDytaster (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster insignis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster Sladen, 1889
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster insignis H.L. Clark, 1938
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster biserialis Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according to Downey (1973).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster exilis Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according to Downey (1973).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster gracilis Sladen, 1889 (A variety of D. exilis)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaster insignis Perrier, 1885 (Homonym)
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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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]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Basin [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuyana Basin [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178700
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
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. (2014). Dytaster insignis (Perrier, 1884). 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=178700 on 2014-12-29
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