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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrosarkus Mah, 2003 
AphiaID: 254799

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
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrosarkus idipi Mah, 2003
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreasteridae Fisher, 1911
Source  original description Mah, C. L. (2003). Astrosarkus idipi, a new Indo-Pacific genus and species of Oreasteridae (Valvatida; Asteroidea) displaying extreme skeletal reduction. Bulletin of Marine Science 73(3): 685-698, available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/2003/00000073/00000003/art00012?token=004e1e6c1b70af08da6a9e7e442f2067217a763f702e492b2f2d4063687630505d82de8e777bb3 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrosarkus idipi Mah, 2003
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:254799
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Date   action   by
2007-12-17 23:27:22Z  created  Mah, Christopher
2007-12-22 17:11:25Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Astrosarkus Mah, 2003. 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=254799 on 2014-07-13
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