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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
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
Sources  basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 336-351 (look up in IMIS[details]

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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, 1877 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, 1862)
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, 1862)

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, 1877 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 GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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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
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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. (2014). Leptasterias Verrill, 1866. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2014) Canadian Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123222 on 2014-08-01
  
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