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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909) 
AphiaID: 378804

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 editorAsterias (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllasterias anomala Verrill, 1909 (Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllasterias nortonensis Verrill, 1909 (A variety of A. rathbuni)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias alveolata Djakonov, 1950
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias anomala Verrill, 1909
Source  original description Verrill, A.E. (1909). Description of new genera and species of starfishes from the North Pacific coast of America. American Journal of Science 28: 59-70. [details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rathbuni crassispinis Djakonov, 1950
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rathbuni rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValidity A synonym of A. amurensis Lutken, 1871 according to Fisher (1930) but a valid species according to Djakonov (1950) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378804
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2008-12-26 05:08:28Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909). 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=378804 on 2014-08-20
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