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Synonymy
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This species formerly synonymized by Doderlein (1917) and Jangoux (1985) but molecular data by Zulliger & Lessios indicates A. californicus is separate from South American A. verrilli.
Zulliger, D.E. and Lessios, H.A. (2010). Phylogenetic relationships in the genus Astropecten Gray (Paxillosida: Astropectinidae) on a global scale: molecular evidence for morphological convergence, species-complexes and possible cryptic speciation. Zootaxa. 2504: 1-19. available online at http://stri.si.edu/sites/publications/PDFs/STRI-W_Lessios_2010_with_Zulliger.pdf
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