WoRMS taxon details

Benthopectinidae Verrill, 1899

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

accepted
Family
Genus Acontiaster Döderlein, 1921
Genus Benthopecten Verrill, 1884
  » Species Benthopecten acanthonotus Fisher, 1905
  » Species Benthopecten claviger Fisher, 1910
  » Species Benthopecten cognatus (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Benthopecten folini (Perrier, 1894)
  » Species Benthopecten heteracanthus Macan, 1938
  » Species Benthopecten huddlestonii (Alcock, 1893)
  » Species Benthopecten indicus (Koehler, 1909)
  » Species Benthopecten moluccanus Fisher, 1913
  » Species Benthopecten munidae H.E.S. Clark, 1969
  » Species Benthopecten mutabilis Fisher, 1910
  » Species Benthopecten pectinifer (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Benthopecten pedicifer (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Benthopecten pentacanthus Fell, 1958
  » Species Benthopecten pikei H.E.S. Clark, 1969
  » Species Benthopecten polyctenius Fisher, 1913
  » Species Benthopecten rhopalophorus Djakonov, 1950
  » Species Benthopecten semisquamatus (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Benthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Benthopecten spinosissimus (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Benthopecten spinosus Verrill, 1884
  » Species Benthopecten spinuliger (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Benthopecten styracius Fisher, 1913
  » Species Benthopecten violaceus (Alcock, 1893)
  » Species Benthopecten incertus Ludwig, 1910 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Benthopecten armatus (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Benthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym)
  » Species Benthopecten chardyi Sibuet, 1975 accepted as Benthopecten simplex chardyi Sibuet, 1975 (Subspecies according to A.M. Clark (1981))
  » Species Benthopecten fischeri (Perrier, 1894) accepted as Benthopecten spinosus Verrill, 1884 (Synonym)
  » Species Benthopecten occidentalis Baranova, 1955 accepted as Benthopecten claviger occidentalis Baranova, 1955 (Referred to subspecies.)
  » Species Benthopecten spinosus Grieg, 1918 (non Verrill, 1884) accepted as Benthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
Genus Cheiraster Studer, 1883
  » Subgenus Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) A.M. Clark, 1981
  » Subgenus Cheiraster (Christopheraster) A.M. Clark, 1981
  » Subgenus Cheiraster (Luidiaster) Studer, 1883
  » Species Cheiraster cribellum (Alcock, 1893)
  » Species Cheiraster granulatus Ludwig, 1910
  » Species Cheiraster monopedicellaris McKnight, 1973
  » Species Cheiraster reunionensis Jangoux & Aziz, 1988
  » Species Cheiraster richardsoni Fell, 1958
  » Species Cheiraster subtuberculatus (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Cheiraster trullipes (Sladen, 1889)
  » Subgenus Cheiraster (Cheiraster) Studer, 1883 represented as Cheiraster Studer, 1883
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) capillatus Jangoux, 1981
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) diomediae Fisher, 1917
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) gazellae Studer, 1883
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) inops Fisher, 1906
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) ludwigi Fisher, 1913
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) niasicus Ludwig, 1910
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) otagoensis McKnight, 1973
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) pilosus (Alcock, 1893)
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) planus Verrill, 1915
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885)
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) snyderi Fisher, 1906
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) triplacanthus Fisher, 1913
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) weberi Döderlein, 1921
    » Species Cheiraster (Cheiraster) pedicellaris Studer, 1883 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) gazellae Studer, 1883 (Probable synonym according to Ludwig (1910).)
  » Species Cheiraster gerlachei Ludwig, 1903 represented as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) gerlachei Ludwig, 1903
  » Species Cheiraster vincenti Perrier, 1894 represented as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) vincenti Perrier, 1894
  » Species Cheiraster agassizi Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Pectinaster agassizi Ludwig, 1905
  » Species Cheiraster folini Perrier, 1885 accepted as Benthopecten folini (Perrier, 1894)
Genus Gaussaster Ludwig, 1910
  » Species Gaussaster antarcticus (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Gaussaster vanhoeffeni Ludwig, 1910 accepted as Gaussaster antarcticus (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1962))
Genus Myonotus Fisher, 1911
Genus Nearchaster Fisher, 1911
  » Subgenus Nearchaster (Myaster) Döderlein, 1921
  » Subgenus Nearchaster (Nearchaster) Fisher, 1911
    » Species Nearchaster (Nearchaster) aciculosus (Fisher, 1910)
    » Species Nearchaster (Nearchaster) musorstomi Aziz & Jangoux, 1985
    » Species Nearchaster (Nearchaster) pedicellaris (Fisher, 1910)
    » Species Nearchaster (Nearchaster) variabilis (Fisher, 1910)
    » Species Nearchaster (Nearchaster) yodomiensis (Goto, 1914)
    » Species Nearchaster (Nearchaster) geminus Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Nearchaster (Nearchaster) variabilis geminus Djakonov, 1950
    » Species Nearchaster (Nearchaster) vagans Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Nearchaster (Nearchaster) pedicellaris vagans Djakonov, 1950
Genus Pectinaster Perrier, 1885
  » Species Pectinaster agassizi Ludwig, 1905
  » Species Pectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885
  » Species Pectinaster mimicus (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Pectinaster cribellum (Alcock, 1893) accepted as Cheiraster cribellum (Alcock, 1893)
  » Species Pectinaster dispar Verrill, 1915 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
  » Species Pectinaster echinatus (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Pectinaster filholi echinatus (Sladen, 1889) (Possible subspecies according to A.M. Clark (1981))
  » Species Pectinaster echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) (subsequent combination)
  » Species Pectinaster evoplus (Fisher, 1910) accepted as Pectinaster agassizi evoplus (Fisher, 1910)
  » Species Pectinaster forcipatus (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Pectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Courtman-Stock (1976).)
  » Species Pectinaster gracilis Verrill, 1915 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) planus Verrill, 1915 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
  » Species Pectinaster granuliferus Macan, 1938 accepted as Pectinaster agassizi granuliferus Macan, 1938
  » Species Pectinaster hispidus (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891) accepted as Pectinaster mimicus (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
  » Species Pectinaster hylacanthus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Pectinaster mimicus hylacanthus Fisher, 1913 (Subspecies according to Doderlein (1921))
  » Species Pectinaster insignis Perrier, 1885 accepted as Dytaster insignis (Perrier, 1884) (Homonym)
  » Species Pectinaster malayanus Döderlein, 1921 accepted as Pectinaster mimicus malayanus Döderlein, 1921
  » Species Pectinaster mixtus Verrill, 1915 accepted as Luidiaster mixtus (Verrill, 1915) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981))
  » Species Pectinaster oligoporus (Perrier, 1894) accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
  » Species Pectinaster palawanensis Fisher, 1919 accepted as Pectinaster mimicus palawanensis Fisher, 1919 (Subspecies according to A.M. Clark (1981))
  » Species Pectinaster robustus A.H. Clark, 1917 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) robustus (A.H. Clark, 1917)
  » Species Pectinaster vincenti (Perrier, 1894) accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
Genus Pontaster Sladen, 1885
  » Species Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
  » Species Pontaster coronatus (Perrier, 1884) accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
  » Species Pontaster cribellum Alcock, 1893 accepted as Cheiraster cribellum (Alcock, 1893)
  » Species Pontaster echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875)
  » Species Pontaster forcipatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885 (synonym)
    » Variety Pontaster forcipatus var. echinata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pectinaster filholi echinatus (Sladen, 1889) (A subspecies of P. filholi)
  » Species Pontaster hebitus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) (Synonym according to Verrill (1894))
  » Species Pontaster hispidus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 accepted as Pectinaster mimicus (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
  » Species Pontaster limbatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) (Synonym according to Mortensen (1927))
  » Species Pontaster marionis (Perrier, 1885) accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) (Synonym according to Ludwig (1910))
  » Species Pontaster mimicus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pectinaster mimicus (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Pontaster mirabilis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Pontaster nitida Koehler, 1909 accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
  » Species Pontaster oligoporus Perrier, 1894 accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
  » Species Pontaster oxyacanthus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) oxyacanthus (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Pontaster perplexus Perrier, 1894 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) (Synonym according to A.M> Clark (1981).)
  » Species Pontaster pilosus Alcock, 1893 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) pilosus (Alcock, 1893)
  » Species Pontaster planeta Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) planeta (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Pontaster platynota Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
  » Species Pontaster pristinus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
  » Species Pontaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Persephonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Pontaster sepitus (Verrill, 1885) accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885)
  » Species Pontaster subtuberculatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster subtuberculatus (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Pontaster teres Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) teres (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Pontaster trullipes Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster trullipes (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Pontaster venustus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
    » Variety Pontaster venustus var. robusta Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) (synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981))
Genus Pontasterinae Verrill, 1894

Genus Christopheraster A.M. Clark, 1981 represented as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) A.M. Clark, 1981

Genus Acantharchaster Verrill, 1894 accepted as Luidiaster Studer, 1883 (A synonym according to Ludwig (1910))
Genus Barbadosaster A.M. Clark, 1981 accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) A.M. Clark, 1981 (Now a subgenus of Cheiraster Studer 1883)
Genus Luidiaster Studer, 1883 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) Studer, 1883 (A subgenus of Cheiraster according to A.M. Clark (1981))
  » Species Luidiaster antarcticus Koehler, 1907 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) antarcticus (Koehler, 1907)
  » Species Luidiaster californicus Ziesenhenne, 1942 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) californicus Ziesenhenne, 1942
  » Species Luidiaster dawsoni (Verrill, 1880) accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) dawsoni (Verrill, 1880)
  » Species Luidiaster dubius H.L. Clark, 1941 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981))
  » Species Luidiaster enoplus (Verrill, 1915) accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
  » Species Luidiaster gerlachei (Ludwig, 1903) accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) gerlachei Ludwig, 1903 (A subgenus according to A.M. Clark (1981))
  » Species Luidiaster hirsutus Studer, 1884 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) hirsutus (Studer, 1884)
  » Species Luidiaster horridus (Fisher, 1906) accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) horridus Fisher, 1906
  » Species Luidiaster mixtus (Verrill, 1915) accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
  » Species Luidiaster ochotensis Djakonov, 1952 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) dawsoni ochotensis (Djakonov, 1952)
  » Species Luidiaster oxyacanthus (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) oxyacanthus (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Luidiaster planeta (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) planeta (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Luidiaster teres (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) teres (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Luidiaster tuberculatus Djakonov, 1929 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) tuberculatus (Djakonov, 1929)
  » Species Luidiaster vincenti (Perrier, 1894) accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981))
  » Species Luidiaster yodomiensis Hayashi, 1973 accepted as Nearchaster (Nearchaster) yodomiensis (Goto, 1914)
Genus Marcellaster Koehler, 1907 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) Studer, 1883 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Pararchaster Sladen, 1885 accepted as Benthopecten Verrill, 1884 (Synonym according to Verrill (1895))
  » Species Pararchaster antarcticus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Gaussaster antarcticus (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Pararchaster armatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Benthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981))
  » Species Pararchaster cognatus Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Benthopecten cognatus (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Pararchaster fischeri Perrier, 1894 accepted as Benthopecten fischeri (Perrier, 1894)
  » Species Pararchaster folini (Perrier, 1894) accepted as Benthopecten folini (Perrier, 1894)
  » Species Pararchaster huddlestonii Alcock, 1893 accepted as Benthopecten huddlestonii (Alcock, 1893)
  » Species Pararchaster indicus Koehler, 1909 accepted as Benthopecten indicus (Koehler, 1909)
  » Species Pararchaster occidentalis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Benthopecten spinosus Verrill, 1884 (Synonym according to Verrill (1895))
  » Species Pararchaster pectinifer Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Benthopecten pectinifer (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Pararchaster pedicifer Sladen, 1889 accepted as Benthopecten pedicifer (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Pararchaster semisquamatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Benthopecten semisquamatus (Sladen, 1889)
    » Variety Pararchaster semisquamatus var. occidentalis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Benthopecten spinosus Verrill, 1884 (Synonym according to Verrill (1895))
  » Species Pararchaster simplex (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Benthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Pararchaster spinosissimus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Benthopecten spinosissimus (Sladen, 1889) (synonym)
  » Species Pararchaster spinuliger Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Benthopecten spinuliger (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Pararchaster violaceus Alcock, 1893 accepted as Benthopecten violaceus (Alcock, 1893)
Genus Saraster A.H. Clark, 1916 accepted as Nearchaster Fisher, 1911 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
  » Species Saraster insignis A.H. Clark, 1916 accepted as Nearchaster (Nearchaster) aciculosus (Fisher, 1910) (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.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Benthopectinidae Verrill, 1899. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123126 on 2018-04-27
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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  (ofPararchasterinae 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  (ofBenthopectininae 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  (ofCheirasteridae 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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