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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Asteroidea (class)  »  Valvatida (order)  »  Asterinidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 140905 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Aquilonastra spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata Echinoderms (seastars, sea urchins, crinoids, etc.)
Family: 25 140 Asterinidae (seastars) - show full list
Common Name: [a seastar]
Organism Type: a seastar
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 25 140000     Asterinidae
Child Codes: 25 140053     Aquilonastra alisonae
25 140005     Aquilonastra anomala
25 140045     Aquilonastra bryneae
25 140054     Aquilonastra cassini
25 140007     Aquilonastra cepheus
25 140046     Aquilonastra corallicola
25 140008     Aquilonastra coronata
25 140026     Aquilonastra rosea
25 140012     Aquilonastra scobinata
25 140047     Aquilonastra shirleyae
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.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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Record source: O'Loughlin, P.M., Waters, J.M., 2004. A molecular and morphological revision of genera of Asterinidae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea)., Memoirs of Museum Victoria, Vol. 61(1): 1-40.
Scientific Name
verified against
O'Loughlin, P.M., Rowe, F.W.E., 2006. A systematic revision of the asterinid genus Aquilonastra O'Loughlin, 2004 (Echinodermata: Asteroidea)., Memoirs of Museum Victoria, Vol. 63(2): 257-287.
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