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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyaster Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 379860

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 editorValvatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym based on Sladen (1889))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrossaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolasteridae Viguier, 1878
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolaster (Polyaster) Gray, 1840
Source  original description (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolaster (Polyaster) Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 183 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:379860
Taxonomic
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2009-01-08 03:57:10Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2009). Polyaster Gray, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=379860 on 2017-08-22
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