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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias tanneri (Verrill, 1880) 
AphiaID: 178806

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias Perrier, 1891
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tanneri Verrill, 1880
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthasterias tanneri Verrill, 1914
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriplasterias mercatoris Engel & Schroevers, 1960 (Synonym according to Jangoux & Massin (1986))
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]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNewfoundland Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth American Basin [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the North Atlantic Ocean [details]
Sargasso Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSargasso Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHonduras [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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178806
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-08-05 07:22:50Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2005-08-12 08:23:44Z  changed  Aracina, Claudia
2008-12-26 05:08:28Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Sclerasterias tanneri (Verrill, 1880). 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=178806 on 2014-09-18
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