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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatacea 
AphiaID: 582527

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)
Authority Blake, 1987
Status accepted
Rank Superorder
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea
Sources  original description Blake, D.B. (1987). Classification and phylogeny of post-Paleozoic sea stars (Asteroidea: Echinodermata). Journal of Natural History 21: 481-528.  [details]

status source Mah, C.; Foltz, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the Forcipulatacea (Asteroidea: Echinodermata): systematics and biogeography. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 162(3): 646-660., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00688.x/abstract [details]

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 Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrisingida
Order Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:582527
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2011-10-20 21:42:30Z  created  Mah, Christopher
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2015). Forcipulatacea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=582527 on 2015-04-02
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