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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias calcar Lamarck, 1816 
AphiaID: 379085

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 calcar (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiriella calcar (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeridiastra calcar (Lamarck, 1816)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Source Not documented
Direct child
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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias calcar var. hexagona Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiriella gunni (Gray, 1840) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeridiastra gunnii (Gray, 1840)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias calcar var. quinqueangula Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiriella regularis (Verrill, 1867)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (22 publications) 
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy also includes var. calcar octagona [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:379085
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2008-12-31 03:51:57Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterias calcar Lamarck, 1816. 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=379085 on 2014-12-22
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