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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster vestitus (Say, 1825) 
AphiaID: 178718

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 editorTethyaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster Sladen, 1889
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vestita Say, 1825
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten vestitus Lutken, 1859
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoiraster magnificus A.H. Clark, 1950 (synonym according to A.M. & A.H. Clark (1954))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSideriaster vestitus Verrill, 1915
Source  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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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster vestitus magnificus (Bell, 1881)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster vestitus vestitus (Say, 1825)
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]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [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 USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178718
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-08-04 14:20:09Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2009-01-17 21:50:33Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Tethyaster vestitus (Say, 1825). 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=178718 on 2014-09-21
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