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Leptasterias sp.

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Leptasterias, Pillar Point 2014

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lexID:
10822 
AphiaID:
 
Scientific:
Leptasterias sp. 
German:
Seestern 
English:
Starfish 
Category:
Søstjerner 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Leptasterias (Genus) > sp. (Species) 
Occurrence:
Californiske golf, USA 
Size:
bis zu 10cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 25°C 
Food:
Carrion, Barnacles, Foder specialist, Muslinge kød, Muslinger, Snegle, Søslanger 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Leptasterias aequalis
  • Leptasterias alaskensis
  • Leptasterias aleutica
  • Leptasterias arctica
  • Leptasterias asteira
  • Leptasterias austera
  • Leptasterias camtschatica
  • Leptasterias canuti
  • Leptasterias clavispina
  • Leptasterias coei
 
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in this lexicon
:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-06-18 11:37:04 

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Leptasterias sp.

Leptasterias is a species of starfish in the family Asteriidae, commonly known as the six-rayed star. It is found in the intertidal zone of the western seaboard of the United States. It is a predator and is unusual among starfish in that it broods its eggs and young. Leptasterias is a rather squat starfish growing to a diameter of about 5 centimetres.


Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Forcipulatacea (Superorder) > Forcipulatida (Order) > Asteriidae (Family) > Leptasterias (Genus) > Leptasterias (Leptasterias) (Subgenus) > Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1861) (Species)

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