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Ophiuroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias caput-medusae Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 123722

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias caput-medusae (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalus caputmedusae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
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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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123722
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-08-27 13:50:37Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
2009-02-10 18:45:31Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2009-02-23 15:08:23Z  changed  Stöhr, Sabine
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterias caput-medusae Linnaeus, 1758. In: Stöhr, S.; O’Hara, T. & Thuy, B. (Eds) (2014) World Ophiuroidea database. 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=123722 on 2014-12-28
  
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