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Leptasterias  Verrill, 1866
Taxonomic Serial No.: 157225

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Ctenasterias Verrill, 1914
  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  – triploblasts  
          PhylumEchinodermata Bruguière, 1791 [ex 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  
                            GenusLeptasterias Verrill, 1866  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Leptasterias aleutica Fisher, 1930  
                               Species Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)  
                               Species Leptasterias asteira Fisher, 1930  
                               Species Leptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)  
                               Species Leptasterias canuti Heding, 1936  
                               Species Leptasterias clavispina Heding, 1936  
                               Species Leptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1862)  
                               Species Leptasterias degerboelli Heding, 1935  
                               Species Leptasterias fisheri Djakonov, 1929  
                               Species Leptasterias floccosa (Levinsen, 1887)  
                               Species Leptasterias hirsuta Djakonov, 1938  
                               Species Leptasterias hispida (Forbes, 1840)  
                               Species Leptasterias hispidella Verrill, 1895  
                               Species Leptasterias hylodes Fisher, 1930  
                               Species Leptasterias insolens Djakonov, 1938  
                               Species Leptasterias kussakini Baranova, 1962  
                               Species Leptasterias leptalea Verrill, 1914  
                               Species Leptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)  
                               Species Leptasterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851)  
                               Species Leptasterias orientalis Djakonov, 1929  
                               Species Leptasterias pusilla Fisher, 1930  
                               Species Leptasterias subarctica Djakonov, 1938  
                               Species Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862)  
                               Subgenus Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) Djakonov, 1938  
                               Subgenus Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) Djakonov, 1938  
                               Subgenus Leptasterias (Hexasterias) Fisher, 1930  
                               Subgenus Leptasterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866  
                               Subgenus Leptasterias (Nesasterias) Fisher, 1930  

  Expert: Christopher Mah  
  Notes: Research Collaborator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology (MRC163), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163   
  Reference for: Leptasterias    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Leptasterias   
  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: Leptasterias   
  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: Leptasterias   

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