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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias acutispina (Stimpson, 1862) 
AphiaID: 378889

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 editorCoscinasterias (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias Verrill, 1870
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias acutispina Stimpson, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias calamaria Döderlein, 1902 (var. japonica is synonym according to Liao in Liao & Clark (1995))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias (Stolasterias) acutispina (Stimpson, 1862)
Source Not documented
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Specimens  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype [from synonym] USNM 1231 [view taxon]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyntype [from synonym] USNM 1234 [view taxon]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (13 nucleotides; 6 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus The generic taxonomic position of this species in relation to Astrostole Fisher, 1923, should be re-examined since larger specimens of acutispina have some diplcanthid proximal admabulacrals and no enlarged tooth on the crossed pedicellariae [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378889
Taxonomic
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2008-12-28 23:54:02Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Coscinasterias acutispina (Stimpson, 1862). 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=378889 on 2014-10-25
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