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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) 
AphiaID: 247756

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 editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) (Subgenus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias philippii Bell, 1881 (Synonym according to Fisher (1926))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias polythela Verrill, 1909 (Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias aphelonota Fisher, 1930
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias intermedia Djakonov, 1938 (Homonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polythela Fisher, 1930
Sources  basis of record Arctic benthic invertebrate collection of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:247756
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2007-10-23 09:30:52Z  created  Vanhoorne, Bart
2009-01-01 07:33:05Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862). 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=247756 on 2014-08-27
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