WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopectinidae Verrill, 1899

123126  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123126)

accepted
Family
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcontiaster Döderlein, 1921
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten Verrill, 1884
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster Studer, 1883
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaussaster Ludwig, 1910
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyonotus Fisher, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster Fisher, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaster Perrier, 1885
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster Sladen, 1885
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontasterinae Verrill, 1894

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChristopheraster A.M. Clark, 1981 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) A.M. Clark, 1981

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcantharchaster Verrill, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidiaster Studer, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) Studer, 1883 (A synonym according to Ludwig (1910))
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarbadosaster A.M. Clark, 1981 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Barbadosaster) A.M. Clark, 1981 (Now a subgenus of Cheiraster Studer 1883)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuidiaster Studer, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) Studer, 1883 (A subgenus of Cheiraster according to A.M. Clark (1981))
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarcellaster Koehler, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) Studer, 1883 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPararchaster Sladen, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten Verrill, 1884 (Synonym according to Verrill (1895))
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaraster A.H. Clark, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNearchaster Fisher, 1911 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A. E. (1899). Revision of certain genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of new forms. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 10(1): 145-234., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13456950#page/175/mode/1up [details]   
Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2017). Benthopectinidae. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123126 on 2017-12-17

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-07-29 11:05:05Z
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2008-06-11 12:57:51Z
checked
2009-01-19 04:03:02Z
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2015-04-09 18:18:12Z
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2017-05-24 03:22:57Z
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1899). Revision of certain genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of new forms. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 10(1): 145-234., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13456950#page/175/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPararchasterinae Sladen, 1889) Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948
page(s): xxviii, 4 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopectininae Verrill, 1894) Verrill, A. E. (1894). Descriptions of new species of starfishes and ophiurans, with a revision of certain species formerly described; mostly from the collections made by the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 17(1000), 245-297., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15675247
page(s): 245 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheirasteridae Ludwig, 1910) Ludwig, H. (1910). Notomyota, eine neue Ordung der Seesterne. Sitzungsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 23: 435-466., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92697#page/499/mode/1up
page(s): 444 [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 Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

identification resource Clark, A.M. (1981). Notes on Atlantic and other Asteroidea. 1. Family Benthopectinidae. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 41: 91-135., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2365197 [details]   
 



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