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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoreaster Döderlein, 1916 
AphiaID: 206421

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
Source  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 editorProtoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoreaster nodulosus (Perrier, 1875)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Asterias nodosus Linnaeus, 1758 by subsequent designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206421
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Date   action   by
1999-09-04 22:25:11Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-10-01 17:04:30Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-25 09:35:43Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Protoreaster. 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=206421 on 2014-09-16
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