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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias alternata Say, 1825 
AphiaID: 379055

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 alternata (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia alternata (Say, 1825)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlternaster Döderlein, 1920
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias alternata Say, 1825
Source  original description Say, T. (1825). On the species of the Linnaean genus Asterias inhabiting the coast of the U.S. Journal of the Academy of natural sciences of Philadelphia. 5, 141-154., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24657187
page(s): 144 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:379055
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2008-12-31 03:51:57Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2008). Asterias alternata. 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=379055 on 2017-09-24
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