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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 123219

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aculeata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias bidentata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiacantha bidentata (Bruzelius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias brachiata Montagu, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocnida brachiata (Montagu, 1804)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias caput-medusae Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus caputmedusae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias ciliata O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cordifera Bosc, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemipholis elongata (Say, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias echinata Delle Chiaje, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias euryale Retzius, 1783 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrocladus euryale (Retzius, 1783)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias filiformis O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphiura filiformis (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fragilis Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias longicauda Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphioderma longicauda (Bruzelius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias nigra Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiocomina nigra (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias noctiluca Viviani, 1805 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias oligactes Pallas, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroschema oligactes (Pallas, 1788)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias ophiura Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubra Delle Chiaje, 18?? accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard, in O.F. Müller, 1789)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias setosa Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiacantha setosa (Bruzelius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias squamata Delle Chiaje, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tenorii Delle Chiaje, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiolepis tenorii (Delle Chiaje, 1825)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
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
Attribute Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group plankton » Stage larva (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata) [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Common starfish - Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Common starfish - Aste...
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Asterias rubens
Asterias rubens
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Asterias rubens
Asterias rubens
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123219
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-12-19 07:06:44Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterias Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/ophiuroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123219 on 2014-10-20
  
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