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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias luna Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 379524

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
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda rosacea (Lamarck, 1816)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Source  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Anseropoda rosacea (Lamarck, 1816) "without any reasonable doubt" according to Verrill (1914: 484). However, luna has priority. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:379524
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2009-01-03 23:20:49Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterias luna Linnaeus, 1758. 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=379524 on 2014-07-23
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