Atheraster symphonia

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Atheraster symphonia


Taxonavigation: Granulosina 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Subphylum: Eleutherozoa
Superclassis: Asterozoa
Classis: Asteroidea
Ordo: Valvatida
Subordo: Granulosina

Familia: Goniasteridae
Genus: Atheraster
Species: Atheraster symphonia


Atheraster symphonia Mah, 2022

Type locality: Hawaii, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Sibelius Seamount, 27°15'0"N, 160°37'48"W, 2437 m. Coll. M. Putts, 11 Sept. 2017 EX 1708 , dive 4. 11 Sep 2017

Holotype: USNM 1467555 [1]


  • Mah, C.L 2022. New Genera, Species and Occurrences of Deep-Sea Asteroidea (Valvatacea, Forcipulatacea, Echinodermata) collected from the North Pacific Ocean by the CAPSTONE Expedition. Zootaxa. 5164(1): 1–75. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5164.1.1 Paywall Reference page.  [original description of Atheraster symphonia p. 28–31]