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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarcellaster Koehler, 1907 
AphiaID: 370819

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 editorNotomyotida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarcellaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) Studer, 1883
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopectinidae Verrill, 1899
Sources  original description Koehler, R. (1908). Astéries, Ophiures et Echinides de l'Expedition Antarctique National Ecossaise. Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. Report on the scientific results of the voyage of S.Y. Scotia during the years 1902, 1903, and 1904. 5(13): 193-313, 16 pl., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/75873#page/299/
page(s): 209; note: This is the full account following Koehler (1907) with the complete description [details]

original description Koehler, R. (1907). Asteries, Ophiures et Echinides recueillis dans les mers australes par la "Scotia" (1902-1904). Zoologischer Anzeiger. 32(6): 140-147., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9894844
page(s): 144; note: Brief taxonomic preliminary announcement leading up to Koehler (1908). But enough info to be considered as author/date by A.M. Clark (1989) [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarcellaster antarcticus Koehler, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) antarcticus (Koehler, 1907)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:370819
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Date   action   by
2008-12-06 03:13:29Z  created  Mah, Christopher
2009-01-19 15:30:12Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2009). Marcellaster Koehler, 1907. 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=370819 on 2017-08-21
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