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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866 
AphiaID: 123222

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 Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion muelleri M. Sars, 1846
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenasterias Verrill, 1914 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEoleptasterias Djakonov, 1938 (synonym)
Sources  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]

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 Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Endogenasterias) Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Endogenasterias) siberica Djakonov, 1930 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias siberica Djakonov, 1930 (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) derbeki Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias derbeki Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) derjungini Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias derjungini Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) granulata Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias granulata Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) squamulata Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias squamulata Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) Fisher, 1930
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) shantarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) coei shantarica Djakonov, 1938
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) danica (Levinsen, 1887) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1887) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) islandica (Levinsen, 1887) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885) (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Nesasterias) Fisher, 1930
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Nesasterias) stolacantha Fisher, 1930 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias stolacantha Fisher, 1930 (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias aleutica Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias asteira Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias canuti Heding, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias clavispina Heding, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias degerboelli Heding, 1935
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias derbeki Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias derjungini Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias fisheri Djakonov, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias floccosa (Levinsen, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias granulata Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hirsuta Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hispida (Forbes, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hispidella Verrill, 1895
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hylodes Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias insolens Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias kussakini Baranova, 1962
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias leptalea Verrill, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias orientalis Djakonov, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias pusilla Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias siberica Djakonov, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias squamulata Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias stolacantha Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias subarctica Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias mexicana (Lutken, 1860) (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias alaskensis (Verrill, 1909) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909) (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias camtschatica (Brandt, 1835) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835) (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias coei Verrill, 1914 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914 (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias leptodoma Fisher, 1930 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930 (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polymorpha Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias schmidti Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias aequalis (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias aphelonota Fisher, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias asiatica Fisher, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis asiatica Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias bartletti A.H. Clark, 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias beringensis Fisher, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias carinata Heding, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias confinis Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias crassa Heding, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias floccosa (Levinsen, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias cribraria (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias dispar Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica dispar Verrill, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias epichlora (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias epichlora Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias fascicularis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarsaster fascicularis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias floccosoides Heding, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias glomerata Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hartii Rathbun, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster hartti (Rathbun, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias inaequalis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias intermedia Heding, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias intermedia Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias macouni Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias meridionalis Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias fisheri meridionalis Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias obtecta Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polythela Fisher, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias pribilofensis Fisher, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias shumaginensis Fisher, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias tatarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias derbeki tatarica Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias truculenta Fisher, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) coei truculenta Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias ushakovi Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris ushakovi Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias vancouveri (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hexactis vancouveri (Perrier, 1875)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov (1929, 1938) have not been completely evaluated within the context of a comprehensive treatment. Taxa within the Leptasterias species complex have not been rigorously evaluated and are often poorly differentiated. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123222
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-12-31 03:51:57Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Leptasterias Verrill, 1866. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123222 on 2014-10-21
  
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