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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita Agassiz, 1836 
AphiaID: 204844

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 editorOreasteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreasteridae Fisher, 1911
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniodiscides Fisher, 1906 (Synonym according to Fisher (1919))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniodiscus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Formal designation of type species G. sebae falls in syn. of C. novaeguineae. This disposes of the name Goniodiscus by synonymy. However many of the species names are referable to Goniasteridae and/or Oreasteridae)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRandasia Gray, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRandasia luzonica Gray, 1840 (An immature Culcita according to Fisher (1919) but by inference, type was not traced.)
Sources  basis of record Jangoux, M. (1973). Les Astéries de lIle Inhaca (Mozambique)(Echinodermata, Asteroidea). I. les espèces récoltées et leur répartition géographique. KMMA Annalen Serie IN-8o - Zoologische wetenschappen Nr 208. 50 pp, 7 pl. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita coriacea Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita schmideliana (Retzius, 1805)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita arenosa Perrier, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae var. arenosa Perrier, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita borealis Süssbach & Breckner, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniomorpha (Culcitopsis) borealis (Süssbach & Breckner, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita grex Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita niassensis Sluiter, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoriaster granulatus Lütken, 1869
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita pentagularis Gray, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita pentangularis Gray, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita plana Hartlaub, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae var. plana Hartlaub, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita pulverulenta Perrier, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita veneris Bell, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpoladaster brachyactis (H.L. Clark, 1923) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpoladaster veneris Perrier, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita veneris Perrier, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpoladaster brachyactis (H.L. Clark, 1923) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpoladaster veneris Perrier, 1879
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Asterias discoidea Lamarck, 1816 (=Asterias schmideliana Retzius, 1805) by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Pentagonasteridae in Ludwig (1899). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Culcita borealis is in the synonymy of Chondraster (in part) and Poraniomorpha (Culcitopsis) borealis[details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204844
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Date   action   by
1998-08-04 14:17:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-07-31 06:57:06Z  changed  Camba Reu, Cibran
2007-12-22 17:11:25Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2014-05-07 18:18:12Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Culcita Agassiz, 1836. 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=204844 on 2014-09-20
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