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Asteroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster speciosus von Martens, 1866 
AphiaID: 370923

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 > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster speciosus
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster Peters, 1852
Source  original description Martens, E. von (1866). Ueber östasiatiche Echinodermen. I. Asteroiden (Fortsetzung). 3. Seesterne des indischen Archipels. II. Ophiuren. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 32:: 57-88; 133-189., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31351#page/7/mode/1up [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeicomes monozotus Humes, 1971 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Thought to be a synonym of Leiaster leachi (Gray, 1840) by Doderlein (1926), followed by H.L. Clark (1938) but a doubtful synonym according to H.L. Clark (1946) and a valid species according to Jangoux (1980) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:370923
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2008-12-07 17:24:06Z  created  Mah, Christopher
2008-12-24 03:52:28Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Leiaster speciosus von Martens, 1866. 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=370923 on 2014-12-21
  
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