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Zoroaster Wyville Thomson, 1873

123237  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123237)

accepted
Genus
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) accepted as Cnemidaster 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.)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Wyville Thomson C. (1873). The depths of the sea. London, Macmillan pp. 527: , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55137#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 154 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Zoroaster Wyville Thomson, 1873. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123237 on 2018-06-22
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-01-30 03:03:03Z
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original description Wyville Thomson C. (1873). The depths of the sea. London, Macmillan pp. 527: , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55137#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 154 [details]   

original description  (ofPrognaster Perrier, 1891) Perrier, E. (1891). Stellerides nouveaux provenant des campagnes du yacht l'Hirondelle. Mémoires de la Société zoologique de France. 4: 258-271., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/38546#page/268/mode/1up
page(s): 259 [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 Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [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 Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [details]   

basis of record  (ofPrognaster Perrier, 1891) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Remark Type species: Zoroaster fulgens Thomson, 1873 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 



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