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Patiria miniata
Patiria miniata
Bat Star
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 9092 3191 3549 0105 (1999-11-04)

Copyright © 1999 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Apr 1, 1986
  • latitude 38.57568   longitude -123.31209   max error distance 3481 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Salt Point State Park (Sonoma County, California, US)
  • class Asteroidea
  • notes   bat star, sea bat
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 51593
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Bat Star, Sea Bat, Bat Starfish, Bat Seastar, Bat Star Fish, Bat Sea Star (Cynthia Trowbridge )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Cynthia Trowbridge    Mar 2, 2007

    Action: changed name from "Patiria miniata" to "Asterina miniata "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "genus changed a long time ago... true of all Patirica miniata photos"

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