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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster murrayi Macan, 1938 
AphiaID: 213267

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 editorMediaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster Stimpson, 1857
Sources  original description Macan, T.T. (1938). Asteroidea. Scientific Reports, John Murray Expedition 1933-1934, 4(9): 323-435, plates 1-6. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Depth range: 256-640 m (Clark, 1993) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213267
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1999-09-02 20:23:25Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-11-22 14:11:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-10-23 02:03:00Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Mediaster murrayi Macan, 1938. 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=213267 on 2014-07-11
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