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Asterias  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157215

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Allasterias Verrill, 1909
 
    Asteracanthium Brandt, 1851
 
    Asteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840
 
    Parasterias Verrill, 1914
 
    Stellonia Nardo, 1834
 
    Uraster L. Agassiz, 1836
 
  Common Name(s):    
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex Klein, 1734] – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
             SubphylumAsterozoa   
                ClassAsteroidea de Blainville, 1830 – étoiles de mer, stelléridés, estrela do mar, sea stars, starfishes, starfish, estrella de mar  
                   SuperorderForcipulatacea Blake, 1987  
                      OrderForcipulatida Perrier, 1884  
                         FamilyAsteriidae Gray, 1840  
                            GenusAsterias Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Asterias amurensis Lütken, 1871  
                               Species Asterias argonauta Djakonov, 1950  
                               Species Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)  
                               Species Asterias microdiscus Djakonov, 1950  
                               Species Asterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)  
                               Species Asterias rollestoni Bell, 1881  
                               Species Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758  
                               Species Asterias versicolor Sladen, 1889  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Asterias    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Asterias   
       
  Source: WoRMS - World Asteroidea Database, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org   
  Reference for: Asterias   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Clark, Ailsa M., and Maureen E. Downey  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Starfishes of the Atlantic   
  Page(s): xxvi + 794   
  Publisher: Chapman and Hall   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-412-43280-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Asterias   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123219  
 

 

   

 
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