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Clark, A.M. (1989). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 1: Paxillosida and Notomyotida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1989). Echinoderm Studies, 3: pp. 225-347
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbyssaster Madsen, 1961 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbyssaster planus (Sladen, 1883) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbyssaster tara (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlternaster Döderlein, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia Forbes, 1839 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArmaster Döderlein, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia Forbes, 1839 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aranciaca Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias crispata Retzius, 1805 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenodiscus crispatus (Retzius, 1805) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias polaris Sabine, 1824 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenodiscus crispatus (Retzius, 1805) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrella Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia Forbes, 1839 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten anacanthus H.L. Clark, 1926 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten andromeda Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten antares Döderlein, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883 (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten exilis Mortensen, 1933 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten inermis de Loriol, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883 (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten pugnax Koehler, 1910 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster loripes loripes Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster robustus (Verrill, 1894) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster spinulatus Koehler, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster loripes Sladen, 1889 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten Verrill, 1884 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten chardyi Sibuet, 1975 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten simplex chardyi Sibuet, 1975 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten incertus Ludwig, 1910 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten pedicifer (Sladen, 1889) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster Studer, 1883 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) antarcticus (Koehler, 1907) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) gerlachei Ludwig, 1903 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) hirsutus (Studer, 1884) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster granulatus Ludwig, 1910 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenodiscus procurator Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDenudaster Döderlein, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia Forbes, 1839 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster aequivocus Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster agassizi Perrier, 1894 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster anacanthus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster biserialis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster insignis (Perrier, 1884) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster carinata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster grandis (Verrill, 1884) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster cherbonnieri Sibuet, 1975 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster demonstrans Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster gilberti Fisher, 1905 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster evaulus Fisher, 1913 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster (Koremaster) evaulus Fisher, 1913 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster exilis Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster insignis (Perrier, 1884) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster intermedius Perrier, 1891 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster madreporifer Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster grandis grandis (Verrill, 1884) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster mollis (Perrier, 1885) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster nobilis Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster parvulus Koehler, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster semispinosus (Perrier, 1894) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster rigidus Perrier, 1894 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster semispinosus (Perrier, 1894) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster spinosus Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster spinulosus (Perrier, 1894) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster Fisher, 1905 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster crassus (Sladen, 1883) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEremicaster vicinus Ludwig, 1907 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopecten intermedius Perrier, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster intermedius (Perrier, 1881) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyphalaster planus Sladen, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbyssaster planus (Sladen, 1883) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyphalaster scotiae Koehler, 1907 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIlyaster Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster Danielssen & Koren, 1883 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIlyaster mirabilis Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIntegraster Döderlein, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia Forbes, 1839 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKoremaster Fisher, 1913 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKoremaster evaulus (Fisher, 1913) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKoremaster evaulus evaulus Fisher, 1913 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKoremaster evaulus spiculatus Fisher, 1919 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster flexuosus Koehler, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster flexuosus (Koehler, 1920) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster mendosus Koehler, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis mendosus (Koehler, 1923) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia Forbes, 1839 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia aspera Sladen, 1889 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia orientalis Fisher, 1913 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia sagamina Döderlein, 1920 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidiaster planeta (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) planeta (Sladen, 1889) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidiidae Sladen, 1889 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLysaster Bell, 1909 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLysaster lorioli Bell, 1909 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMachairaster Perrier, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStyracaster Sladen, 1883 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMachairaster pictus Perrier, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStyracaster armatus Sladen, 1883 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacroptychaster accrescens (Koehler, 1920) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMimaster Sladen, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRadiaster Perrier, 1881 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPararchaster Sladen, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten Verrill, 1884 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaster Perrier, 1885 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaster dispar Verrill, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinidiscus Ludwig, 1907 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinidiscus annae Ludwig, 1907 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster cingulatus (Fisher, 1906) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster facetus (Koehler, 1907) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster roulei Koehler, 1909 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster sewelli Macan, 1938 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster Sladen, 1889 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorcellanaster Wyville Thomson, 1878 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorcellanaster ceruleus Wyville Thomson, 1878 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorcellanasteridae Sladen, 1883 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster attenuatus Fisher, 1906 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster charcoti (Koehler, 1906) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilasteropsis Fisher, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilasteropsis facetus Koehler, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster facetus (Koehler, 1907) (basis of record)
Crozet Islands Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten pedicifer (Sladen, 1889) 
Durban for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten anacanthus H.L. Clark, 1926 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten polyacanthus phragmorus Fisher, 1913 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinidiscus annae Ludwig, 1907 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinidiscus annae Ludwig, 1907 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSidonaster vaneyi Koehler, 1909 
Gulf of Oman for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSidonaster vaneyi Koehler, 1909 
Kerguelen Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) hirsutus (Studer, 1884) 
KwaZulu-Natal for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten granulatus natalensis John, 1948 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten inermis de Loriol, 1899 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStyracaster elongatus Koehler, 1907 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten mauritianus Gray, 1840 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia mauritiensis Koehler, 1910 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia savignyi (Audouin, 1826) 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLysaster lorioli Bell, 1909 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten exilis Mortensen, 1933  (doubtful)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten granulatus natalensis John, 1948  (inaccurate)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten inermis de Loriol, 1899 
Red Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Red Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten orsinii Leipoldt, 1895 
Red Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia savignyi (Audouin, 1826) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten exilis Mortensen, 1933 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten pugnax Koehler, 1910 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten exilis Mortensen, 1933  (doubtful)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten granulatus natalensis John, 1948 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten inermis de Loriol, 1899 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten polyacanthus phragmorus Fisher, 1913 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten pedicifer (Sladen, 1889)  (doubtful)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) triplacanthus Fisher, 1913 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) hirsutus (Studer, 1884) 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia sagamina sagamina Döderlein, 1920 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidia savignyi (Audouin, 1826) 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaster filholi echinatus (Sladen, 1889) 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster pacei (Mortensen, 1925) 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster sewelli Macan, 1938 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStyracaster caroli Ludwig, 1907 
Unknown type, locality Azores, identified as Pectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Depth range: 2600-4820 m (Clark, 1989) [details]

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Species does not occur in the western Indian Ocean (Aziz (1986) cited in Walenkamp (1990)). Also distributed in ... [details]

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Also distributed in Persian Gulf (Clark & Rowe, 1971). [details]

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Also reported from St Helena, Gambia-Congo (Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976 <554>) [details]

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Distribution: Indian Ocean (A.M. Clark, 1989). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

Distribution: Indian Ocean west of Sri Lanka (A.M. Clark, 1989). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

Distribution: Indian Ocean (A.M. Clark, 1989). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

Distribution: Indian Ocean (A.M. Clark, 1989). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

Distribution: various parts of the Indian Ocean (A.M. Clark, 1989). [details]

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Distribution: Western Indian Ocean (A.M. Clark, 1989). [details]

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Distribution: western Indian Ocean (A.M. Clark, 1989). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

Indian Ocean (A.M. Clark, 1989). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Homonymy

Referred to Dytaster (Astropectinidae) by Perrier (1884) so becoming a homonym of Dytaster insignis (Perrier, 1884) ... [details]

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A.M. Clark (1989: 312) indicates that there is "Just sufficient indication to validate". [details]

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According to A.M. Clark (1989: 309): "Just sufficient indication to validate" [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

Syntypes in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1890.5.7.118 (3 specimens), 1890.5.7.119 (2 specimens) and ... [details]

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Type species: Asterias aranciana Linnaeus 1758, by subsequent designation by Fisher, 1908 (A.M. Clark, 1989). In ... [details]

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Type species: Luidia fragilissima Forbes, 1839 (=Asterias ciliaris Philippi, 1837) by original designation (Rowe & ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

Type species: Pectinidiscus annae Ludwig in Chun, 1900. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

Type species: Persephonaster croceus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 by subsequent designation by Fisher (1905). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

Type species: Porcellanaster (Eremicaster) tenebrarius Fisher, 1905 (=Eremicaster crassus (Sladen 1883)). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

Type species: Sidonaster vaneyi Koehler, 1909 by subsequent designation by Madsen (1961). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Remark

Type species: Thoracaster cylindratus Sladen, 1883 by monotypy. [details]

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P. caeruleusSladen 1883 and H.E.S. Clark 1970 (without dipthong) are an unjustified emendment of spelling. ... [details]

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The older family group-name Mimasteridae is invalid since Mimaster Sladen, 1882 is a junior synonym of ... [details]

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A synonym of A. cingulatus Sladen 1883 according to Doderlein (1917) but a valid species accoridng to Jangoux ... [details]

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A.M. Clark (1989: 296) considered that even isolation of the genus Lethmaster to a subfamily was unjustified. ... [details]

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According to A.M. Clark (1989). Type lost or genus and species based only on Pl. 8, Fig. 7a,b. of Seba 1758; probably ... [details]

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Must be suppressed in order to retain the better known Craspidaster hesperus according to A.M. Clark (1989). [details]

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Pararchasterinae is invalidated by the synonymy of the generic name Pararchaster Sladen, 1889 with Benthopecten ... [details]

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Raised to genus by Fell (1963) but not adopted by subsequent workers. Not accepted even as subgenus. [details]

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This name was emended from Leptychaster Smith, 1876, with type species L. kerguelenensis Smith 1876, but emendment ... [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Taxonomy

A NOMEN NUDUM with 'bare indication' of validity. But subsequent synonymy with Plutonaster notatus Sladen, 1889 ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

Gulf of Oman (A.M. Clark, 1989). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Type locality

near Crozet Is, Southern Ocean, 2926m [details]

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off East Africa, western Indian Ocean, 183-638 m. (A.M. Clark, 1989). [details]

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SE of Durban, 208-280 m. [details]

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unknown but probably off Natal or Mozambique; only one specimen known. [details]

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unknown; only one specimen known. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor Validity

Subspecific name valid since not contemporaneously included in Persephonaster with P. brevispinus (Sladen, 1883, ... [details]