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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866 
AphiaID: 123222

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 editorLeptasterias
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
Source  original description Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 350 [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorコヒトデ  [details]
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taxa (25)

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 Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Endogenasterias) Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) Fisher, 1930
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) danica (Levinsen, 1887) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1887) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) islandica Levinsen, 1887 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885) (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias canuti Heding, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias clavispina Heding, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias degerboelli Heding, 1935
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias floccosa (Levinsen, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hispidella Verrill, 1895
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1861)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (alternate representation)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov (1929, 1938) have not been completely evaluated within the context of a comprehensive treatment. Taxa within the Leptasterias species complex have not been rigorously evaluated and are often poorly differentiated. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123222
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-12-31 03:51:57Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Leptasterias Verrill, 1866. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2017). Canadian Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123222 on 2017-04-23
   
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