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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) 
AphiaID: 125230

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 editorLeptasterias > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri
Status accepted
Rank Subspecies
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion muelleri M. Sars, 1846 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion mülleri M. Sars, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (synonym)
Sources  original description Sars, M. (1846). VI. Beobachtungen uber die Entwickelung der Seesterne. Fauna littoralis Norvegiae, oder Beschreibung und Abbildungen neuer oder wenig bekannten Seethiere. heft 1: 47-62., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163272#page/59/mode/1up
page(s): 56 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Kattegat
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKattegat [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorShetlands [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDoggersbank [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Norway [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorway [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrondheim [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFaeroes [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMurmansk Coast [details]

 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Op. 984, ICZN [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Clark & Downey (1992) distinguish two subspecies: L. muelleri muelleri has stouter arms and longer spines and occurs from Norway to the Shetlands; L. muelleri celtica has slightly tapering arms, shorter and rougher spines, and has been found in eastern Scotland and Northern Ireland. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125230
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-30 03:03:03Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2009). Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri (M. Sars, 1846). In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125230 on 2017-06-26
   
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