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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias alba Bell, 1881 
AphiaID: 379053

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias alba (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Source  original description Bell, F. J. (1881). Account of the Echinodermata collected during the Survey of H.M.S. "Alert" in the Straits of Magellan and on the Coast of Patagonia. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. p. 87-101, p. VIII & IX., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96698#page/131/mode/1up
page(s): 92 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:379053
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2008-12-31 03:51:57Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2008). Asterias alba Bell, 1881. 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=379053 on 2017-10-18
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