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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten edwardsi Verrill, 1870 
AphiaID: 368492

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 editorAstropecten (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten edwardsi (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840
Source  basis of record Verrill, A.E. (1870). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College. 1. Descriptions of new starfishes from New Zealand. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1(2): 247-251., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13465264
page(s): 250 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Synonym of A. polacanthus Muller & Troschel, 1842 according to Mortensen (1925) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:368492
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2008-10-18 01:50:33Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2015). Astropecten edwardsi Verrill, 1870. In: Mah, C.L. (2015) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=368492 on 2017-02-26
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