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Hexasterias Cleve, 1900, nom. illeg.

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Subkingdom Harosa (supergroup SAR)
Infrakingdom Halvaria
Phylum Ciliophora
Subphylum Intramacronucleata
Class Prostomatea
Order Prorodontida
Family Prorodontidae

Holotype species: Hexasterias problematica Cleve

Original publication and holotype designation: Cleve, P.T. (1900). The plankton of the North Sea, the English Channel and the Skagerak in 1898. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 32(8): 1-53.
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Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present, of which 1 has been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

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