CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Asteroidea (class)  »  Velatida (order)  »  Pterasteridae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 139903 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Hymenaster spp.   
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Pterasteridae (seastars) - show full list
Common Name: [a seastar]
Organism Type: a seastar
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Parent Codes: 25 139000     Pterasteridae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 25 139010     Hymenaster blevgadi
25 139014     Hymenaster caelatus
25 139011     Hymenaster carnosus
25 139015     Hymenaster echinulatus
25 139013     Hymenaster estcourti
25 139016     Hymenaster nobilis
25 139018     Hymenaster praecoquis
25 139012     Hymenaster pullatus
25 139019     Hymenaster violaceus
99 250350     Hymenaster sp. 1

World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-03-13
View at WoRMS    - View potential occurrences at OBIS
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.

Record details

Record entered on 5-Oct-2012 00:00 by Tony Rees
Record modified on 11-Jul-2019 09:50 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add taxon note
Modification history:
11-JUL-2019: add taxon note (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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