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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropus Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 204191

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 editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchasteridae Viguier, 1878
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropus longipes (Gray, 1840) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Astropecten (Astropus) longipes Gray, 1840 (A.M. Clark, 1993). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Clark states that Astropus is 'probably a synonym…' See remarks with Astropus longipes. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204191
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Date   action   by
1999-09-06 22:25:52Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-09-06 06:55:51Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2009-01-31 14:17:57Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Astropus Gray, 1840. 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=204191 on 2014-12-25
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