Asteroidea Logo
Introduction | Search taxa | Taxon tree | Specimens | Literature | Stats | Log in

Asteroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 123121

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotasteriinae Fisher, 1923 (synonym)
Sources 
identification resource Mah, C.; Foltz, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the Forcipulatacea (Asteroidea: Echinodermata): systematics and biogeography. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 162(3): 646-660., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00688.x/abstract [details]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortrollsjöstjärnor  [details]
Direct child
taxa (72)

[show all]
[sort alpha..]
 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdelasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias Perrier, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphanasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphelasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrometis Fisher, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrostole Fisher, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaimanaster A.M. Clark, 1962
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalasterias Hayashi, 1975
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoronaster Perrier, 1885
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias Verrill, 1870
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplasterias Perrier, 1891
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistolasterias Perrier, 1896
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIcasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKenrickaster A.M. Clark, 1962
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLethasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLysasterias Fisher, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias Jullien, 1878
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeyenaster Verrill, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeosmilaster Fisher, 1930
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotasterias Koehler, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissasterias H.L. Clark, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlazaster Fisher, 1941
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsalidaster Fisher, 1940
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRathbunaster Fisher, 1906
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaliasterias Koehler, 1920
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias Perrier, 1891
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias Verrill, 1871
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaranuiaster McKnight, 1973
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarsastrocles Fisher, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUniophora Gray, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrasterias Verrill, 1909

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenasterias Verrill, 1914 (nomen dubium, Name has status only by "technicality" according to Fisher (1930))

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplasterias Perrier, 1888 (nomen nudum)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMortensenia da Costa, 1941 (nomen nudum)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllasterias Verrill, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias Studer, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLysasterias Fisher, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthium Brandt, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroderma Perrier, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias Perrier, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustraliaster Fisher, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias Perrier, 1891
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutasterias Koehler, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotasterias Koehler, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalvasterias Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias Perrier, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelasterias Verrill, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEoleptasterias Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEustolasterias Fisher, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias Perrier, 1891
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGranaster Perrier, 1894
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoronaster Perrier, 1885
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKalyptasterias Koehler, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias Perrier, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKoehleraster Fisher, 1922 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplasterias Perrier, 1888
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLytaster Perrier, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias Verrill, 1870
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNanaster Perrier, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias Verrill, 1871
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotasteriinae Fisher, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaedasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLysasterias Fisher, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParastichaster Koehler, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias Perrier, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPodasterias Perrier, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplasterias Perrier, 1891
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyasterias Perrier, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias (Stolasterias) (Sladen, 1889)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuadraster Perrier, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias Sladen, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRumbleaster McKnight, 2006 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias Perrier, 1891
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSporasterias Perrier, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias Perrier, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellonia Nardo, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichorella Koehler, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias Perrier, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriplasterias Engel & Schroevers, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias Perrier, 1891
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUraster L. Agassiz, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123121
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-06-11 12:57:51Z  checked  Danis, Bruno
2008-12-14 04:28:08Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2010-02-13 05:01:06Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
[Taxonomic tree] [List Species] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asteriidae Gray, 1840. Accessed through: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123121 on 2014-12-26
  
Website and databases developed and hosted by VLIZ · Page generated 2014-12-26 GMT · contact: