Asteroidea note details

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Specimens of this species were identified based on individuals from the North Pacific Exploring Expedition and labeled in Dr. Stimpson's handwriting as Asterias arctica var. a. No other published description of this species was found. Murdoch named as Asterias but identified in his description as Leptasterias
Murdoch, J. (1885). Marine invertebrates. (Exclusive of mollusks). In: Report of the International Polar Expedition to Point Barrow, Alaska. Washington,. pt. 4, Nat. hist. pp. 136-176, 2 pls. available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/76077#page/194/mode/1up
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