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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster Fisher, 1911 
AphiaID: 370821

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 editorNearchaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopectinidae Verrill, 1899
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaraster A.H. Clark, 1916 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
Sources  original description Fisher, W.K. (1911). Two new genera of starfishes. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 8th series, v. 7: 89-92., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/53774#page/105/mode/1up
page(s): 91 [details]

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 Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Myaster) Döderlein, 1921
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Myaster) fisheri Döderlein, 1921
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Nearchaster) Fisher, 1911
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Nearchaster) aciculosus (Fisher, 1910)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Nearchaster) musorstomi Aziz & Jangoux, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Nearchaster) pedicellaris (Fisher, 1910)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Nearchaster) variabilis (Fisher, 1910)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Nearchaster) yodomiensis (Goto, 1914)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Nearchaster) geminus Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Nearchaster) variabilis geminus Djakonov, 1950
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Nearchaster) vagans Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster (Nearchaster) pedicellaris vagans Djakonov, 1950
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:370821
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2008-12-06 03:13:29Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2008). Nearchaster Fisher, 1911. 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=370821 on 2017-09-25
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