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Asteroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 
AphiaID: 240754

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 editorPisaster
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliasterias Fewkes, 1889
Sources  original description Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1840). Fortgesetzte Bemerkungen uber die Gattungen der Asteriden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 6(1): 367-368., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31587#page/377/mode/1up
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster antarcticus Koehler, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias perrieri (E. A. Smith, 1876)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster capitatus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster confertus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster fissispinus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster grayi Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster luetkeni (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster papulosus (Verrill, 1909) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster paucispinus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240754
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Date   action   by
2007-06-03 15:46:28Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-12-29 07:51:57Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2017-06-12 16:47:50Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2017-06-19 02:55:32Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2017). Pisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea../aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240754 on 2017-07-21
   
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