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Asteriidae Gray, 1840

123121  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123121)

accepted
Family
Genus Adelasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Anasterias Perrier, 1875
Genus Aphanasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Aphelasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Asterias Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Astrometis Fisher, 1923
Genus Astrostole Fisher, 1923
Genus Caimanaster A.M. Clark, 1962
Genus Calasterias Hayashi, 1975
Genus Coronaster Perrier, 1885
Genus Coscinasterias Verrill, 1867
Genus Cryptasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Diplasterias Perrier, 1891
Genus Distolasterias Perrier, 1896
Genus Evasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Icasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Kenrickaster A.M. Clark, 1962
Genus Leptasterias Verrill, 1866
Genus Lethasterias Fisher, 1923
Genus Lysasterias Fisher, 1908
Genus Marthasterias Jullien, 1878
Genus Meyenaster Verrill, 1913
Genus Notasterias Koehler, 1911
Genus Orthasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Perissasterias H.L. Clark, 1923
Genus Pisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Genus Plazaster Fisher, 1941
Genus Psalidaster Fisher, 1940
Subfamily Pycnopodiinae Verrill, 1914
Genus Rathbunaster Fisher, 1906
Genus Saliasterias Koehler, 1920
Genus Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891
Genus Stephanasterias Verrill, 1871
Genus Stylasterias Verrill, 1914
Genus Taranuiaster McKnight, 1973
Genus Tarsastrocles Fisher, 1923
Genus Uniophora Gray, 1840
Genus Urasterias Verrill, 1909

Genus Stenasterias Verrill, 1914 (nomen dubium, Name has status only by "technicality" according to Fisher (1930))

Genus Diplasterias Perrier, 1888 (nomen nudum)
Genus Mortensenia da Costa, 1941 (nomen nudum, probably Sclerasterias according to AM Clark in Clark & Downey 1992: 415, 449)

Genus Stolasterias Sladen, 1889 represented as Coscinasterias Verrill, 1867

Genus Allasterias Verrill, 1909 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym according to Fisher (1923, 1930))
Genus Asteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Genus Asteracanthium Brandt, 1851 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Asteroderma Perrier, 1888 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Australiaster Fisher, 1923 accepted as Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891
Genus Autasterias Koehler, 1912 accepted as Notasterias Koehler, 1911 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Genus Calliasterias Fewkes, 1889 accepted as Pisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Genus Calvasterias Perrier, 1875 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875
Genus Coelasterias Verrill, 1867 accepted as Stichaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Synonym according to Fisher (1922, 1930))
Genus Ctenasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias Verrill, 1866 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Genus Eoleptasterias Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias Verrill, 1866 (synonym)
Genus Eremasterias Fisher, 1930 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1962))
Genus Eustolasterias Fisher, 1923 accepted as Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891 (synonym)
Genus Hemiasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Granaster Perrier, 1894 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Heterasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Coronaster Perrier, 1885
Genus Kalyptasterias Koehler, 1923 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Koehleraster Fisher, 1922 accepted as Diplasterias Perrier, 1888 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Lytaster Perrier, 1894 accepted as Coscinasterias Verrill, 1867 (Synonym according to Fisher (1928))
Genus Margaraster Hutton, 1872 accepted as Astrostole Fisher, 1923
Genus Margaraster Gray, 1866 accepted as Uniophora Gray, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Nanaster Perrier, 1894 accepted as Stephanasterias Verrill, 1871 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Subfamily Notasteriinae Fisher, 1923 accepted as Asteriidae Gray, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Paedasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Lysasterias Fisher, 1908 (Synonym according to Fisher (1922))
Genus Parasterias Verrill, 1914 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Genus Parastichaster Koehler, 1920 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Podasterias Perrier, 1894 accepted as Diplasterias Perrier, 1891 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Polyasterias Perrier, 1894 accepted as Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to Fisher (1928))
Genus Quadraster Perrier, 1896 accepted as Cosmasterias Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according ot Fisher (1923))
Genus Rumbleaster McKnight, 2006 accepted as Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891 (synonym)
Genus Sporasterias Perrier, 1893 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Stellonia Nardo, 1834 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Stichorella Koehler, 1920 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Fisher (1922, 1930))
Genus Triplasterias Engel, Croes & Schroevers, 1960 accepted as Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891 (synonym)
Genus Uraster L. Agassiz, 1836 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 178 [details]   
Asteroidea (2018). Asteriidae Gray, 1840. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123121 on 2018-10-20
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-06-11 12:57:51Z
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2008-12-14 04:28:08Z
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2010-02-13 05:01:06Z
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original description Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 178 [details]   

original description  (ofNotasteriinae Fisher, 1923) Fisher, W.K. (1923).A preliminary synopsis of the Asteriidae, a family of sea-stars. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 12(9): 247-258 [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Mah, C.; Foltz, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the Forcipulatacea (Asteroidea: Echinodermata): systematics and biogeography. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 162(3): 646-660., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00688.x/abstract [details]   

identification resource Mah, C.; Foltz, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the Forcipulatacea (Asteroidea: Echinodermata): systematics and biogeography. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 162(3): 646-660., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00688.x/abstract [details]   
 
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