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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippasterinae Verrill, 1899 
AphiaID: 292827

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 editorHippasterinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Subfamily
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Sources  original description Verrill, A. E. (1899). Revision of certain genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of new forms. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 10(1): 145-234., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13456950#page/175/mode/1up
page(s): 174 [details]

identification resource Mah, C.L., M. Nizinski, L. Lundsten. (2010) Phylogenetic Revision of the Hippasterinae (Goniasteridae; Asteroidea): Systematics of Deep Sea Corallivores, including one new genus and three new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160: 266-301, 11 figs., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00638.x [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvoplosoma Fisher, 1906
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGilbertaster Fisher, 1906
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippasteria Gray, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenaster Mah, Nizinski & Lundsten, 2010

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptopeltaster Fisher, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippasteria Gray, 1840
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:292827
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2008-01-26 04:29:56Z  created  Mah, Christopher
2014-06-11 21:15:11Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Hippasterinae Verrill, 1899. In: Mah, C.L. (2016). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=292827 on 2017-02-21
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