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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 123219

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 > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias
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Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllasterias Verrill, 1909 (synonym according to Fisher (1923, 1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthium Brandt, 1851 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParasterias Verrill, 1914 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellonia Nardo, 1834 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUraster L. Agassiz, 1836 (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias argonauta Djakonov, 1950
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias microdiscus Djakonov, 1950
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rollestoni Bell, 1881
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias versicolor Sladen, 1889

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias arenata Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium, Unidentifiable according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias articulata Linnaeus, 1753 (nomen dubium, Invald (pre-1758))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aster Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias bicolor Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias echinata Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fernandezianus Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen dubium, dubious, mentioned by Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias macropora (Verrill, 1909) (nomen dubium, Type material is juvenile and is lost)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tricolor Risso, 1826 (nomen dubium, absent from Clark's list, status uncertain)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias wilkinsoni Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias alta Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 [not seen] (nomen nudum, Nomen nudum according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias brasiliensis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias brisingoides Perrier, 1885 (nomen nudum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cayennensis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias conceptionis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cumpullis Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias echinata Philippi in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias hirtum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias longstaffi Bell, 1908 (nomen nudum, according to Fisher (1940))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias nautarum Bell, 1883 (nomen nudum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias Novaezelandiae Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum, Undescribed)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias reticulatum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias roseum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vulgaris Packard, 1863 (nomen nudum, according to Fisher (1930))

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Coscinasterias) Verrill, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias Verrill, 1867
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Coscinasterias) platei (Meissner, 1896) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrostole platei (Meissner, 1896)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Hydrasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrasterias Sladen, 1889
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Hydrasterias) ophidion Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrasterias ophidion (Sladen, 1889)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Leptasterias) stimpsoni Verrill, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Polyasterias) Perrier, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyasterias Perrier, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias (Stolasterias) (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Polyasterias) fernandensis Meissner, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias fernandensis (Meissner, 1896) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrostole platei (Meissner, 1896)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Smilasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias Sladen, 1889
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Smilasterias) terwieli Goldschmidt, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia magellanica Leipoldt, 1895 (Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Smilasterias) triremis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias triremis (Sladen, 1889)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Stolasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStolasterias Sladen, 1889 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias Verrill, 1867
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Stolasterias) africana Muller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias glacialis f. africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Stolasterias) calamaria Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Stolasterias) eustyla Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias Perrier, 1891
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Stolasterias) gemmifera Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias echinata (Gray, 1840)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Stolasterias) stichantha Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistolasterias stichantha (Sladen, 1889)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Stolasterias) tenuispina Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Stolasterias) volsellata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoronaster volsellatus (Sladen, 1889) (synonym)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Urasterias) Verrill, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrasterias Verrill, 1909
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Urasterias) forcipulata Verrill, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylasterias forreri (deLoriol, 1887) (Synonym according to Fisher (1928))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias acanthostoma Verrill, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias acervata Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1861) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias acervispinis Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aculeata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias acutispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias (Stolasterias) acutispina (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias acutispina (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aequalis Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias aequalis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias affinis Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolaster affinis (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrossaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias africana Muller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias alba Bell, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias alboverrucosa Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias albulua (Stimpson, 1853) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias alternata Say, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia alternata (Say, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias alveolata Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias angulosa Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias anomala Verrill, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias antarctica Studer, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (Synonym and homonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias arancia Dewhurst, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenodiscus crispatus (Retzius, 1805) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aranciaca Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aranciata Parelius, 1768 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Lapsus for A. aranciaca Linnaeus 1758, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias arctica Murdoch, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias arenicola Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias articulata Say, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten articulatus (Say, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aspera O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias atlantica Verrill, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias attenuata Bell, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aurantiaca Tiedemann, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aurantiacus Meyen, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster aurantiacus (Meyen, 1834) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster striatus Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias austera Verrill, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias belli Studer, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (Synonym according to Bell (1908))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias bidentata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiacantha bidentata (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias bifida Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntedon bifida (Pennant, 1777) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias bispinosa Otto, 1823 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten bispinosus (Otto, 1823) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias borbonica Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias Perrier, 1875
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias borealis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to Verrill (1895))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias brachiata Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Verrill (1914) and Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias brachiata Montagu, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrocnida brachiata (Montagu, 1804) (moved to genus Acrocnida by Gislén (1926))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias brandti Bell, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias brevispina Stimpson, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias briareus Verrill, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoronaster briareus (Verrill, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias calamaria Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias calcar Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiriella calcar (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeridiastra calcar (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias calcitrapa Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten calcitrapa (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias camtschatica Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias canariensis d'Orbigny, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNarcissia canariensis (d'Orbigny, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias capensis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias capitata Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster capitatus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) (Subspecies according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias carinifera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropsis carinifera (Lamarck, 1816) (Basyonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cartilaginea Fleming, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmipes membranaceus (Retzius, 1783) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias ciliaris Philippi, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia ciliaris (Philippi, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias ciliata O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias clathrata Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias clathrata Say, 1825 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia clathrata (Say, 1825)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias clavigera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia clavigera (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias compta Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias conferta Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster confertus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias contorta Perrier, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias coriacea Grube, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHacelia attenuata Gray, 1840 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias crassispina H.L. Clark, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) (synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias crassispinis Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rathbuni crassispinis Djakonov, 1950
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cribraria Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias cribraria (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (synonym according to Fisher (1930) and Djakonov (1950))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias crispata Retzius, 1805 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenodiscus crispatus (Retzius, 1805) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cumingii Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliaster cumingi (Gray, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cunninghami Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cuspidata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniodiscus cuspidatus (Gray, 1840) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) (In Goniodiscus according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cylindricus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylosaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias decemradiatus Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolaster stimpsoni Verrill, 1880
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias discoidea Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita schmideliana (Retzius, 1805) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias distichum (Brandt, 1851) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias dorsatus Linnaeus, 1753 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias douglasi Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias dubia Verrill, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias echinites Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Verrill (1914))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias echinophora Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinaster (Othilia) echinophorus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias echinus Gervais, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias edmundi Ludwig, 1897 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias neglecta (Perrier, 1891) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias endeca Linnaeus, 1771 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias enopla Verrill, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUrasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias epichlora Brandt, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias equestris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias equestris Retzius, 1805 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster childreni Gray, 1840
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias eustyla Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerasterias eustyla (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias exigua Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParvulastra exigua (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias exigua Delle Chiaje, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias exquisita de Loriol, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fabricii Agassiz in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym according to Verrill (1895))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fascicularis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarsaster fascicularis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fernandensis Meissner, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrostole platei (Meissner, 1896) (Synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fissispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster fissispinus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias flabellifera Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias forreri de Loriol, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylasterias forreri (deLoriol, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fulgens Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias varia (Philippi, 1870) (Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fulva Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (Synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias fungifera Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gelatinosa Meyen, 1834 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias georgiana Studer, 1885 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias germaini Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted, Synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gibbosa Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gigantea Stimpson, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gigas Linnaeus, 1753 (unaccepted, Synonym (name invalidated by date))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias glacialis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias glomerata Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gracilis Perrier, 1881 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gracilispinis Djakonov, 1950 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias granifera Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias granularis Retzius, 1783 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias gunneri Danielssen & Koren, 1883 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Doderlein (1900))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias hartii (Rathbun, 1879) (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias helianthemoides Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias helianthoides Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias helianthus Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias hexactis Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias hispida Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias holsatica Retzius, 1805 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias hyadesi Perrier, 1886 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias hyperborea Danielssen & Koren, 1883 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias ianthina Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias imperati Delle Chiaje, 1841 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias inermis Bell, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias irregularis Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias janthina Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted, Misspelling)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias japonica Bell, 1881 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias jehennesi Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias johnstoni Gray in Johnston, 1836 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias jonstoni Delle Chiaje, 1827 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias katherinae Gray, 1840 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias koehleri de Loriol, 1897 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias lacazei (Perrier, 1869) (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias latissima Djakonov, 1950 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias lincki de Blainville, 1830 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias linckii (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, Homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias linearis Perrier, 1881 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853) (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias longipes Retzius, 1805 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias luetkeni Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias luna Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias madeirensis Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias mammillata Audouin, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias margaritifera Brandt in Fisher, 1930 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias mazophorus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias membranacea Retzius, 1783 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias meridionalis Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias militaris O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias milleporella Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias miniata Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias minuta Linnaeus, 1761 (unaccepted, synonym according to Madsen (1987))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias minuta Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, synonym according to Madsen (1987))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias minuta de Blainville, 1834 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias mollis Hutton, 1872 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias mülleri (M. Sars, 1846) (unaccepted, Spelling variation for Asterias muelleri)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias multiclava Verrill, 1914 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias multifora Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias multiradiata Gray, 1840 (unaccepted, Homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias multiradiata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias murrayi Bell, 1891 (unaccepted, synonym according to Mortensen (1927))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias nanimensis Verrill, 1914 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias neglecta Bell, 1881 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias nigra Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias nipon Döderlein, 1902 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias noctiluca Viviani, 1805 (unaccepted, according to Millott in Boolootian (1966))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias nodosa Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias normani Danielssen & Koren, 1883 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias nuda Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias obtusangula Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias obtusata Bory de St. Vincent, 1827 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias obtusispinosa Bell, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias ocellifera Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851) (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias ochracea Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias octagona Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, Synonym as restricted by Gray (1840))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias oculata Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias ophidiana Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pallida (A. Agassiz 1866) (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias palmipes Olivi, 1792 (unaccepted, Synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias panopla Stuxberg, 1879 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias papposus Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias papulosa Verrill, 1909 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias papyracea Konrad, 1814 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias paucispina Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pectinata Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pectinata Couch, 1840 (unaccepted, synonym according to Forbes (1841))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pectinata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pedicellaris Koehler, 1907 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias penicillaris Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentacantha Delle Chiaje, 1827 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentacanthus Simroth, 1889 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentacyphus Retzius, 1805 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentagonula Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias perforata O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias perrieri E. A. Smith, 1876 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pertusa O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias petalodea Retzius, 1805 (unaccepted, original name of Astropecten petalodea)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias philippii Bell, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1926))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias phrygiana Parelius, 1768 (unaccepted, original name)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias placenta Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias planci Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias platyacantha Philippi, 1837 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pleyadella Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias polaris Sabine, 1824 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias polyplax (Muller & Troschel, 1844) (unaccepted, subsequent combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias polythela Verrill, 1909 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias problema Lutken, 1872 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pulchella de Blainville, 1834 (unaccepted, synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias pulvillus O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias punctata Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rarispina Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias reticulata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias richardi Perrier in Milne-Edwards 1882 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rodolphi Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rosacea Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rosea O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rugispina Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rumphii Parelius, 1768 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rupicola Verrill, 1876 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias rustica Gray, 1840 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias saanichensis deLoriol, 1897 (unaccepted, synonym according to A.M. Clark & Mah 1996: 276)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias sagena Retzius, 1805 (unaccepted, synonym according to Torotnese & Madsen (1979))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias sanguinolenta O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias satsumana Döderlein, 1902 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias savaresi Delle Chiaje, 1827 (unaccepted, synonym to Gray (1866))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias savignyi Audouin, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias scaber Hutton, 1872 (unaccepted, original name)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias scalprifera Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias schmideliana Retzius, 1805 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias sebae de Blainville, 1830 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias senegalensis Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias sentus Say, 1825 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias seposita Retzius, 1783 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias sertulifera Xantus, 1860 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias similispinis H.L. Clark, 1908 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias sinusoida Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias solaris Carpenter, 1856 (unaccepted, Probable synonym according to H.L. Clark (1909))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias solaris Schreber, 1793 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1955))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spectabilis Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Leipoldt (1895))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spinosa Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spinosa Say, 1825 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spinosa Retzius, 1805 (unaccepted, Homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spinulosus Philippi, 1837 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spirabilis Bell, 1881 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spitzbergensis Danielssen & Koren, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias spongiosa Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias steineni Studer, 1885 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias stellionura Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias stichantha Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias striata Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias studeri Bell, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias subinermis Philippi, 1837 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias subulata Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias sulcifera Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tanneri Verrill, 1880 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tenella Retzius, 1783 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tenera Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tenorii Delle Chiaje, 1825 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tenuispina Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tessellata Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias tomidata Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias torquata Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted, synonym according to Hayashi (1938))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias triremis Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias trochiscus Retzius, 1805 (unaccepted, Doubtful validity according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias troschelii Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias umbilicata Konrad, 1814 (unaccepted, A synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias undulata O.F. Mueller, 1784 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vancouveri Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias varia (Philippi, 1870) (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias variolata Retzius, 1805 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vernicina Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias verrilli Bell, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias verrucosa Risso, 1826 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias verruculata Retzius, 1805 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vesiculosa Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vestita Say, 1825 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias victoriana Verrill, 1909 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias violacea O.F. Mueller, 1788 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias volsellata Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias vulgaris Verrill, 1866 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
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Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
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Common starfish - Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
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Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
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Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Asterias rubens Linnae...
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Asterias rubens
Asterias rubens
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Asterias rubens
Asterias rubens
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123219
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-12-19 07:06:44Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2007). Asterias Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123219 on 2017-10-18
   
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