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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterophilia Hanley, 1989 
AphiaID: 324909

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnnelida (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolychaeta (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErrantia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllodocida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroditiformia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolynoidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctonoinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterophilia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterophilia carlae Hanley, 1989 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctonoinae Hanley, 1989
Source  original description Hanley, J. Russell 1989. Revision of the scaleworm genera Arctonoe Chamberlin and Gastolepidia Schmarda (Polychaeta: Polynoidae) with the erection of a new subfamily Arctonoinae. The Beagle, Records of the Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences, 6(1): 1-34.
page(s): 26 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterophilia carlae Hanley, 1989
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterophilia culcitae Britayev & Fauchald, 2005
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology Named for the association with a Linckia asteroid. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:324909
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Date   action   by
2008-03-05 14:39:51Z  created  Fauchald, Kristian
2008-03-26 11:36:43Z  changed  Fauchald, Kristian
2014-07-13 22:43:19Z  changed  Read, Geoffrey
  
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  Citation: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (2014). Asterophilia Hanley, 1989. In: Read, G.; Fauchald, K. (Ed.) (2014) World Polychaeta database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=324909 on 2014-12-27
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