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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1861) 
AphiaID: 158496

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 tenera
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tenera Stimpson, 1861
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion flaccida A. Agassiz, 1866 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tenera Stimpson, 1861
Sources  original description Stimpson, W. (1861). On new genera and species of starfishes of the family Pycnopodidae (Asteracanthion Mueller & Troschel). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory. 8: 261-273., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37036#page/271/mode/1up
page(s): 269 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
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]

 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (31 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution lower St. Lawrence estuary; Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway); Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158496
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-26 07:43:32Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-10-27 04:55:02Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2017-01-20 06:11:28Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2017). Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1861). In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158496 on 2017-02-19
   
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