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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpheraster alaminos Downey, 1971 
AphiaID: 178777

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 editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPedicellasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpheraster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmpheraster Fisher, 1923
Sources  original description Downey, M.E. (1971). Ampheraster alaminos, a new species of the family Asteriidae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) from the Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 84(6): 51-54. [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]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorYucatan [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida [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 (3 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 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178777
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-08-05 07:22:50Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2007-12-29 02:37:08Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2010-02-13 05:01:06Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Ampheraster alaminos Downey, 1971. 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=178777 on 2014-08-21
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