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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrophodiscus Fisher, 1917 
AphiaID: 292839

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 editorPaxillosida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrophodiscus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae Gray, 1840
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Trophodiscus) Fisher, 1917 · accepted, alternate representation
Sources  original description Fisher, W.K. (1917). Trophodiscus, a new sea star from Kamchatka. Proceedings of the Untied States National Museum. 52: 367-371, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7765584#page/443/mode/1up
page(s): 367 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrophodiscus almus Fisher, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrophodiscus uber Djakonov, 1927
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValidity A subgenus of Leptychaster E.A. Smith, 1876 according to Fisher (1940) but treated as a valid genus by Djakonov (1950). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:292839
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2008-01-26 09:54:06Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2008). Trophodiscus Fisher, 1917. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=292839 on 2017-06-22
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