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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias distichum (Brandt 1851) 
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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias distichum (Species)
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
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthium distichum Brandt, 1851
Sources  new combination reference 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., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948 [details]

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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
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-01-01 07:33:05Z  created  Mah, Christopher
2017-01-09 17:12:47Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2017-01-10 08:00:06Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2017). Asterias distichum (Brandt 1851). In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=379161 on 2017-02-21
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