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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster Peters, 1852 
AphiaID: 206185

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 editorValvatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiasteridae
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiasteridae Verrill, 1870
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidaster Verrill, 1871 (Homonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster (Leiaster) Peters, 1852 (raised to full genus by von Martens (1866) and Fisher (1919))
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster coriaceus Peters, 1852
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster glaber Peters, 1852
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster leachi (Gray, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster speciosus von Martens, 1866
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster teres (Verrill, 1871)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster analogus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster coriaceus Peters, 1852
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster brevispinus H.L. Clark, 1921 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster leachi (Gray, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster callipeplus Fisher, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster glaber Peters, 1852
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster grandis Hayashi, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster leachi (Gray, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster hawaiiensis Fisher, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster leachi (Gray, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster leachi Tortonese, 1953 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster coriaceus Peters, 1852
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster lymani Downey, 1973 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCopidaster lymani A.H. Clark, 1948
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster speciosus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster leachi (Gray, 1840)
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 editorRemark Proposed with subgeneric rank in Ophidiaster L. Agassiz, 1835 by Peters, W.C.H. (1852). Type species: Ophidiaster (Leiaster) coriaceus Peters, 1852, by subsequent designation by Fisher, W.K. (1919) (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
In family Linckiidae in Ludwig (1899) . [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206185
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Date   action   by
1999-09-04 22:25:11Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-09-13 06:47:38Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2008-10-19 23:51:53Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Leiaster Peters, 1852. 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=206185 on 2014-08-21
  
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