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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 381008

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 editorSpinulosacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpinulosida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster Gervais, 1841
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinasteridae Verrill, 1867
Source  original description Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 281 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster ellisi Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster ellisi (Gray, 1840) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:381008
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2009-01-22 02:48:17Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2009). Echinaster Gray, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=381008 on 2017-07-21
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