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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinides Verrill, 1914 
AphiaID: 178675

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
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae Gray, 1840
Source  basis of record Clark, A.M. and M.E. Downey. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall: London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinides callistus (Fisher, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinides ctenophora (Fisher, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinides mesactus (Sladen, 1883)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus This genus though to be a synonym of Astropecten but now considered to be generically distinct by Downey. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178675
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Date   action   by
2005-08-04 07:50:58Z  created  Aracina, Claudia
2008-01-21 08:09:52Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Astropectinides Verrill, 1914. 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=178675 on 2014-07-28
  
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