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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias disticha Sladen, 1889 
AphiaID: 379161

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 Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Source  original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy could be identical with Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) according to Doderlein (1900) (from locality White Sea) but a synonym of Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 according to Fisher (1930). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:379161
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2009-01-01 07:33:05Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterias disticha Sladen, 1889. 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=379161 on 2014-07-28
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