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Asterias amurensis  Lütken, 1871
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157216

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Allasterias migrata Sladen, 1879
    Asterias flabellifera Djakonov, 1950
    Asterias acervispinis Djakonov, 1950
    Asterias pectinata Brandt, 1835
    Asterias gracilispinis Djakonov, 1950
    Asterias latissima Djakonov, 1950
    Parasterias albertensis Verrill, 1914
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumEchinodermata Klein, 1734 – echinoderms, échinodermes, bolacha da praia, equinoderma, equinodermata, estrela do mar, ouriço do mar  
                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  
                               SpeciesAsterias amurensis Lütken, 1871  

  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 amurensis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Asterias amurensis   
  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   
  Reference for: Asterias amurensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Byrne, M., and Morrice B. Wolf  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Introduction of the northern Pacific asteroid Asterias amurensis to Tasmania: reproduction and current distribution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Marine Biology, vol. 127   
  Page(s): 673-685   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Asterias amurensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): D'yakonov, A. M.  
  Publication Date: 1950   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sea Stars (Asteroids) of the USSR Seas   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, no. 34   
  Page(s): vi + 183   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: 1968 translation from Russian by the Smithsonian Institution and National Science Foundation, Translator/Editor Rae Finesilver   
  Reference for: Asterias amurensis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  






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