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Zoroasteridae Sladen, 1889

123125  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123125)

accepted
Family
Genus Bythiolophus Fisher, 1916
  » Species Bythiolophus acanthinus Fisher, 1916
  » Species Bythiolophus macracantha (H.L. Clark, 1916) accepted as Zoroaster macracantha H.L. Clark, 1916 (Returned to Zoroaster by Mah 2007)
Genus Cnemidaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Doraster Downey, 1970
Genus Myxoderma Fisher, 1905
Genus Pholidaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Sagenaster Mah, 2007
Genus Terminaster Hess, 1974 †
Genus Zoroaster Wyville Thomson, 1873
  » Species Zoroaster actinocles Fisher, 1919
  » Species Zoroaster adami Koehler, 1909
  » Species Zoroaster alfredi Alcock, 1893
  » Species Zoroaster alternicanthus McKnight, 2006
  » Species Zoroaster angulatus Alcock, 1893
  » Species Zoroaster barathri Alcock, 1893
  » Species Zoroaster carinatus Alcock, 1893
  » Species Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873
  » Species Zoroaster hirsutus Ludwig, 1905
  » Species Zoroaster macracantha H.L. Clark, 1916
  » Species Zoroaster magnificus Ludwig, 1905
  » Species Zoroaster microporus Fisher, 1916
  » Species Zoroaster ophiactis Fisher, 1916
  » Species Zoroaster ophiurus Fisher, 1905
  » Species Zoroaster orientalis Hayashi, 1943
  » Species Zoroaster planus Alcock, 1893
  » Species Zoroaster singletoni McKnight, 2006
  » Species Zoroaster spinulosus Fisher, 1906
  » Species Zoroaster tenuis Sladen, 1889
  » Species Zoroaster variacanthus McKnight, 2006
  » Subgenus Zoroaster (Myxoderma) Fisher, 1905 accepted as Myxoderma Fisher, 1905
  » Species Zoroaster ackleyi Perrier, 1881 accepted as Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873 (Synonym)
  » Species Zoroaster bispinosus Koehler, 1909 accepted as Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873 (lapsus for Z. trispinosus)
  » Species Zoroaster diomedeae Verrill, 1884 accepted as Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873
  » Species Zoroaster evermanni Fisher, 1905 accepted as Sagenaster evermanni (Fisher, 1905)
  » Species Zoroaster gilesii Alcock, 1893 accepted as Cnemidaster gilesi (Alcock, 1893)
  » Species Zoroaster longicauda Perrier, 1885 accepted as Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873
  » Species Zoroaster longispinus Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Myxoderma longispinum (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Zoroaster nudus Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Cnemidaster nudus (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Zoroaster perarmatus H.L. Clark, 1920 accepted as Myxoderma longispinum (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Zoroaster platyacanthus H.L. Clark, 1913 accepted as Myxoderma platyacanthum (H.L. Clark, 1913)
  » Species Zoroaster sacculatus Fisher, 1905 accepted as Myxoderma sacculatum (Fisher, 1905)
  » Species Zoroaster sigsbeei Perrier, 1881 accepted as Mammaster sigsbeei (Perrier, 1884)
  » Species Zoroaster squameus Alcock, 1893 accepted as Cnemidaster squameus (Alcock, 1893)
  » Species Zoroaster trispinosus Koehler, 1896 accepted as Zoroaster fulgens Wyville Thomson, 1873
  » Species Zoroaster zea Alcock, 1893 accepted as Cnemidaster zea (Alcock, 1893) (type species for Cnemidaster zea. Synonym.)

Genus Mammaster Perrier, 1894 accepted as Cnemidaster Sladen, 1889 (synonym of Cnemidaster)
  » Species Mammaster sigsbeei (Perrier, 1884) accepted as Cnemidaster sigsbeei (Perrier, 1884) (Mammaster is synonym of Cnemidaster)
Genus Prognaster Perrier, 1891 accepted as Zoroaster Wyville Thomson, 1873 (syonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Zoroasteridae Sladen, 1889. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123125 on 2018-05-24
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-12-29 02:37:08Z
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original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948 [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Mah, C. (2007). Phylogeny of the Zoroasteridae (Zorocallina;Forcipulatida): evolutionary events in deep-sea Asteroidea displaying Palaeozoic features. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 150: 177-210., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00291.x [details]   

additional source McKnight D.G. (1977). A note on the order Zorocallida (Asteroidea: Echinodermata). New Zealand Oceanographic Institute Records 3(18): 159-161. [details]   

additional source Fisher, W.K. (1919). North Pacific Zoroasteridae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 3(9): 387-353., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15688320 [details]   

additional source Downey, M. E. (1970). Zorocallida, new order, and Doraster constellatus, new genus and species, with notes on the Zoroasteridae (Echinodermata; Asteroidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. (64): 1-18., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.64 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

identification resource Howell, K.L. A.D. Rogers, P.A. Tyler, and D.S.M. Billett. (2004). Reproductive isolation among morphotypes of the Atlantic seastar species Zoroaster fulgens. Marine Biology 144: 977-984., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-003-1248-8 [details]   

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]   

identification resource Mah, C. (2007). Phylogeny of the Zoroasteridae (Zorocallina;Forcipulatida): evolutionary events in deep-sea Asteroidea displaying Palaeozoic features. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 150: 177-210., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2007.00291.x [details]   

identification resource McKnight, D. G. (2006). The marine fauna of New Zealand, Echinodermata: Asteroidea (Sea-stars). 3. Orders Velatida, Spinulosida, Forcipulatida, Brisingida with addenda to Paxillosida, Valvatida. NIWA Biodiversity Memoir. 120: 1-187., available online at http://docs.niwa.co.nz/library/public/NIWAbm120.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 



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