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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias borealis Perrier, 1875 
AphiaID: 123719

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias borealis
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym according to Verrill (1895))
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Perrier, E. (1875). Revision de la Stellerides du Museum d'Historie Naturelle de Paris. Archives du Zoologie Experimentale et Generale. vol. 4: 265-450., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163310#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 323 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN EcAh 1787 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Thought to be a "race" of Leptasterias polaris (Muller & Troschel, 1842) according to Fisher (1930) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123719
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-12-31 03:51:57Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Asterias borealis Perrier, 1875. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123719 on 2017-06-22
   
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