WoRMS source details

Clark, A.M.and Mah, C. (2001). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 4. Forcipulatida and Brisingida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (2001). Echinoderm Studies, 6: pp. 229-347
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Anasterias rupicola (Verrill, 1876) (additional source)
Asteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840 accepted as Asterias Linnaeus, 1758 (additional source)
Asteracanthion albulus Stimpson, 1853 accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (additional source)
Asteracanthion lincki Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (additional source)
Asteracanthion muelleri M. Sars, 1846 accepted as Asterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (basis of record)
Asteracanthion muelleri M. Sars, 1846 accepted as Asterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (source of synonymy)
Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871 (basis of record)
Asterias ciliata O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Asterias hyadesi Perrier, 1886 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (basis of record)
Asterias microdiscus Djakonov, 1950 (basis of record)
Asterias versicolor Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Asteroidea (additional source)
Belgicella Ludwig, 1903 (additional source)
Belgicella racowitzana Ludwig, 1903 (basis of record)
Brisingella mediterranea (Perrier, 1885) accepted as Hymenodiscus coronata (Sars, 1871) (source of synonymy)
Brisingida (additional source)
Ceramaster patagonicus patagonicus (Sladen, 1889) (basis of record)
Coscinasterias victoriae Koehler, 1911 accepted as Diplasterias brucei (Koehler, 1907) (basis of record)
Cryptasterias brachiata Koehler, 1923 (basis of record)
Freyella fragilissima Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Freyella microplax (Fisher, 1917) (additional source)
Freyella octoradiata (H.L. Clark, 1920) (additional source)
Heliaster Gray, 1840 (additional source)
Leptasterias Verrill, 1866 (additional source)
Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (additional source)
Leptasterias mexicanum (Lutken, 1859) (basis of record)
Lysasterias lactea (Ludwig, 1903) (basis of record)
Marthasterias rarispina (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Nanaster Perrier, 1894 accepted as Stephanasterias Verrill, 1871 (additional source)
Nanaster albulus (Stimpson, 1853) accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (basis of record)
Nanaster albulus (Stimpson, 1853) accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (source of synonymy)
Notasterias Koehler, 1911 (basis of record)
Novodinia novaezelandiae (H.E.S. Clark, 1962) (basis of record)
Pedicellaster antarcticus Ludwig, 1903 accepted as Pedicellaster hypernotius antarcticus Ludwig, 1903 (basis of record)
Pedicellaster hypernotius hypernotius Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Pedicellaster scaber E. A. Smith, 1876 accepted as Anteliaster scaber (E. A. Smith, 1876) (basis of record)
Smilasterias clarkailsa O'Loughlin & O'Hara, 1990 (basis of record)
Antarctic Peninsula for Lysasterias lactea (Ludwig, 1903) 
 Status

Challenger station almost certainly wrong and not Arafura Sea, N. of Australia but probably 151, near Kerguelen and ... [details]

 Status

Citation by Perrier, 1886 was apparently minimal-only describing the habit of incubation which also makes this name ... [details]

 Status

The generic taxonomic position of this species in relation to Astrostole Fisher, 1923, should be re-examined since ... [details]

 Synonymy

A probable synonym of Coscinasterias echinata (Gray 1840) according to Fisher (1928), after H.L. Clark (1916) but ... [details]

 Synonymy

Considered a synonym of A. amurensis by Fisher (1930) but a forma of A. rathbuni according to Djakonov (1950). [details]

 Synonymy

could be identical with Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) according to Doderlein (1900) (from locality ... [details]

 Synonymy

Referred to synonymy of A. amurensis Lutken, 1871 on account of "Korean Seas" locality. [details]

 Synonymy

Synonym according to Perrier (1875) but strictly has priority and requries rejection by the ICZN [details]

 Synonymy

Synonym according to Perrier (1875) but strictly has priority and requries rejection by the ICZN [details]

 synonymy

This name requires suppression by the ICZN as a threat to Hippasteria phrygiana[details]

 Synonymy

with possible synonym Asteracanthion gemmifer Perrier, 1869, or Astrostole platei (Meissner, 1896), if not itself a ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

A.M. Clark summarized in her names list (pg. 284) that Verrill (1915) doubted the generic affinity of the type ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Barely enough indication to validate. Intermediate between Coronaster and Asterias tenuispina but no locality ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Based on Ailsa Clark 2001 in Clark & Mah: 260, "The locality 'Equador" was rejected by Fisher 1926: 198 who found ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

N. parfaiti Koehler 1895: 443; 1896: 44. Misprint? A.M. Clark in Clark & Mah 2001: 237 suggests "surely lapsus since ... [details]

 Taxonomic remark

Proposed for suppression by the ICZN (see comments in Clark and Downey 1992: 448, 451, 511) [details]

 Taxonomy

According to A.M. Clark in Clark & Mah (2001: 237): A synonym of Pedicellaster margaritaceus Perrier in Milne ... [details]

 Type specimen

Types not found in the Natural History Museum collection (1999) according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Mah (2001). [details]

 Validity

A young Sclerasterias according to Fisher (1928). If so, from locality SE of Newfoundland and thus, could be S. ... [details]

 Validity

Has been used for Leptasterias but types were probably Evasterias troscheli forma alveolata (Verrill, 1914) ... [details]