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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) 
AphiaID: 292974

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 editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Genus)
Status alternate representation
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866
Sources  basis of record ArcOD species list provided by Falk Huettmann on 2007-11-25 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) (alternate representation)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Davis Strait
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDavis Strait [details]
Hudson Strait
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHudson Strait [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 18 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 21 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (36 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (19 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (59 nucleotides; 41 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic species, occasionally found from Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat intertidal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Leptasterias polaris
Leptasterias polaris
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:292974
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2008-02-01 08:45:38Z  created  Decock, Wim
2009-01-03 23:20:49Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842). 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=292974 on 2014-07-29
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