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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidaster Verrill, 1871 
AphiaID: 378624

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 editorLepidaster
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Homonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster Peters, 1852
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiasteridae Verrill, 1870
Source  original description Verrill, A. E. (1871). Notes on Radiata in the museum of Yale College with descriptions of new genera and species.No. 8. Additional observations on echinoderms, chiefly from the Pacific coast of America. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1(2): 568-593., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13465264#page/578/mode/1up
page(s): 577 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidaster teres Verrill, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster teres (Verrill, 1871)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomonymy A junior homonym of Lepidaster Forbes, 1850 and = Leiaster Peters 1852 according to Sladen (1889). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:378624
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2008-12-24 03:52:28Z  created  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2008). Lepidaster Verrill, 1871. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=378624 on 2017-06-24
   
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