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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) 
AphiaID: 240758

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 > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gigantea Stimpson, 1857
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias capitata Stimpson, 1862 (Subspecies according to Fisher (1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias exquisita de Loriol, 1887 (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gigantea Stimpson, 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias luetkeni Stimpson, 1862 (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliasterias exquisita (deLoriol, 1888)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster capitatus (Stimpson, 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster luetkeni (Stimpson, 1862)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster luetkeni var. australis Verrill, 1914 (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Sources  original description Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. Boston Journal of Natural History. 6: 444-532, Plates 18-23., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus capitatus (Stimpson, 1861)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (35 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (55 nucleotides; 28 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection (10 records) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Pisaster giganteus
Pisaster giganteus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240758
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Date   action   by
2007-06-03 15:46:28Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-10-22 04:46:32Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2008). Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857). In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240758 on 2017-10-20
   
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