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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
Source  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. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=292827 on 2014-11-23
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