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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLethasterias Fisher, 1923 
AphiaID: 178798

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 editorAsteriidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
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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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLethasterias acutispina Hayashi, 1973
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLethasterias australis Fisher, 1923
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLethasterias fusca Djakonov, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLethasterias nanimensis (Verrill, 1914)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178798
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Date   action   by
2005-08-05 07:22:50Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2008-10-25 16:34:18Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Lethasterias. 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=178798 on 2014-09-18
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