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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthaster Sladen, 1882 
AphiaID: 292736

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 editorVelatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterasteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterasteridae Perrier, 1875
Source  original description Sladen, W.P. (1882) The Asteroidea of H.M.S. Challenger Expedition, pt. 1. Pterasteridae. Journal of the Linnean Society of London. 16: 189-246 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthaster eritimus Fisher, 1906
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthaster penicillatus Sladen, 1882
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthaster wyvillethomsoni Sladen, 1882
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:292736
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2008-01-24 09:19:09Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Benthaster. 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=292736 on 2014-08-20
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