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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876 
AphiaID: 152501

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 editorValvatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaxillosida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster excavatus Wyville Thomson, 1876 (Synonym according to Smith (1879))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster mendosus Koehler, 1923
Sources  basis of record North East Atlantic Taxa (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis mendosus (Koehler, 1923)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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Southern Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouthern Ocean [details]

Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Lapsus kerguelensis John 1950. lapsus for kerguelenensis [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152501
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Date   action   by
2005-04-12 09:49:49Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-06-11 12:57:51Z  checked  Danis, Bruno
2009-01-17 01:37:51Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2011-01-14 06:53:15Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Leptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152501 on 2014-08-22
  
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