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Asteroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias Sladen, 1889 
AphiaID: 172560

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 editorStichasteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichasteridae Perrier 1885
Sources  original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias actinata McKnight, 2006
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias clarkailsa O'Loughlin & O'Hara, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias irregularis H.L. Clark, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias multipara O'Loughlin & O'Hara, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias scalprifera (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias tasmaniae O'Loughlin & O'Hara, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias triremis Sladen, 1889

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias terweili (Goldschmidt, 1924) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia magellanica Leipoldt, 1895
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:172560
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Date   action   by
2005-07-12 13:53:46Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-12-29 01:34:11Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2008-01-19 09:31:50Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2011-06-27 21:58:12Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Smilasterias Sladen, 1889. 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=172560 on 2014-12-20
  
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