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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster childreni Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 213178

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 editorGoniasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster Gray, 1840
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias equestris Retzius, 1895
Source  source of synonymy Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy According to A.M. Clark, Döderlein's use of the name Asterias [=Stellaster] equestris (Retzius 1805) was invalid, and the latter name should be suppressed; she considers S. equestris to be an invalid synonym of S. childreni [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213178
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-09-02 20:23:25Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-12-17 01:25:53Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Stellaster childreni. 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=213178 on 2014-09-16
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