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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten americanus (Verrill, 1880) 
AphiaID: 158490

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 editorAstropecten > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten americanus
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster americanus Verrill, 1880
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster americanus Verrill, 1880
Sources  original description Verrill, A. E. (1880). Notice of the remarkable marine fauna occupying the outer banks off the southern coast of New England. American Journal of Science. 3(20): 390-403., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38973336
page(s): 402 [details]

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten americanus var. subgracilis Verrill, 1915
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorYucatan [details]
Nicaragua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNicaragua [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the North Atlantic Ocean [details]
Sargasso Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSargasso Sea [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape Hatteras [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida [details]

 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection (667 records) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158490
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Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-26 09:54:06Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2017-06-11 04:19:55Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2017). Astropecten americanus (Verrill, 1880). In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea../aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158490 on 2017-06-26
   
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