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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster squameus Fisher, 1906 
AphiaID: 212305

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 editorOphidiasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Probable synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Sources  original description Fisher, W.K. (1906). The starfishes of the Hawaiian islands. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, 23: 987-1130. [details]

source of synonymy Walenkamp, J.H.C. (1990). Systematics and zoogeography of Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Zoologische Verhandelingen 261, Leiden. 86 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

source of synonymy Döderlein, L. (1926). Ueber Asteriden aus dem Museum von Stockholm. Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, Tredje Serien, Band 2, No. 6. 22 pp, 4 pls. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHawaiian Islands [details]
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype USNM 21174 [details]

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Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212305
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-06-12 17:04:53Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2009-02-01 01:36:32Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Ophidiaster squameus Fisher, 1906. 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=212305 on 2014-04-20
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