WoRMS taxon details

Astropectinidae Gray, 1840

123127  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123127)

accepted
Family
Priamasterinae Fisher, 1917 (via synonymy of Priamaster, which is synonym of Leptychaster (Astropectinidae). Synonym of Astropectinidae)
Genus Astromesites Fisher, 1913
Genus Astropecten Gray, 1840
  » Species Astropecten acanthifer Sladen, 1883
  » Species Astropecten acutiradiatus Tortonese, 1956
  » Species Astropecten africanus Koehler, 1911
  » Species Astropecten alatus Perrier, 1875
  » Species Astropecten alligator Perrier, 1881
  » Species Astropecten americanus (Verrill, 1880)
  » Species Astropecten anacanthus H.L. Clark, 1926
  » Species Astropecten andersoni Sladen, 1888
  » Species Astropecten antillensis Lütken, 1859
  » Species Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Astropecten armatus Gray, 1840
  » Species Astropecten articulatus (Say, 1825)
  » Species Astropecten bandanus Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten bengalensis Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten benthophilus Ludwig, 1905
  » Species Astropecten bispinosus (Otto, 1823)
  » Species Astropecten brasiliensis Müller & Troschel, 1842
  » Species Astropecten brevispinus Sladen, 1883
  » Species Astropecten californicus Fisher, 1906
  » Species Astropecten carcharicus Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten caribemexicanensis Caso, 1990
  » Species Astropecten celebensis Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883
  » Species Astropecten comptus Verrill, 1915
  » Species Astropecten debilis Koehler, 1910
  » Species Astropecten dubiosus Mortensen, 1925
  » Species Astropecten duplicatus Gray, 1840
  » Species Astropecten eremicus Fisher, 1913
  » Species Astropecten eucnemis Fisher, 1919
  » Species Astropecten euryacanthus Lutken, 1871
  » Species Astropecten exiguus Ludwig, 1905
  » Species Astropecten exilis Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Astropecten fasciatus Döderlein, 1926
  » Species Astropecten formosus Sladen, 1878
  » Species Astropecten fragilis Verrill, 1867
  » Species Astropecten gisselbrechti Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten granulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842
  » Species Astropecten griegi Koehler, 1909
  » Species Astropecten gruveli Koehler, 1911
  » Species Astropecten hawaiiensis Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842
  » Species Astropecten hermatophilus Sladen, 1883
  » Species Astropecten huepferi Koehler, 1914
  » Species Astropecten ibericus Perrier, 1894
  » Species Astropecten imbellis Sladen, 1883
  » Species Astropecten indicus Döderlein, 1888
  » Species Astropecten inutilis Koehler, 1910
  » Species Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777)
  » Species Astropecten jarli Madsen, 1950
  » Species Astropecten javanicus Lutken, 1871
  » Species Astropecten jonstoni (Delle Chiaje, 1827)
  » Species Astropecten kagoshimensis de Loriol, 1899
  » Species Astropecten karankawai Lawrence et al. 2018
  » Species Astropecten latespinosus Meissner, 1892
  » Species Astropecten leptus H.L. Clark, 1926
  » Species Astropecten liberiensis Koehler, 1914
  » Species Astropecten longibrachius Jangoux & Aziz, 1988
  » Species Astropecten luzonicus Fisher, 1913
  » Species Astropecten malayanus Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten mamillatus Koehler, 1914
  » Species Astropecten marginatus Gray, 1840
  » Species Astropecten mauritianus Gray, 1840
  » Species Astropecten michaelseni Koehler, 1914
  » Species Astropecten minadensis Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten monacanthus Sladen, 1883
  » Species Astropecten nitidus Verrill, 1915
  » Species Astropecten novaeguineae Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten orientalis Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten ornatissimus Fisher, 1906
  » Species Astropecten orsinii Leipoldt, 1895
  » Species Astropecten pedicellaris Fisher, 1913
  » Species Astropecten petalodea (Bruzelius, 1805)
  » Species Astropecten platyacanthus (Philippi, 1837)
  » Species Astropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842
  » Species Astropecten preissi Müller & Troschel, 1843
    » Subspecies Astropecten preissi albanicus Döderlein, 1917 (nomen dubium, Validity doubtful according to H.L. Clark (1946))
  » Species Astropecten primigenius Mortensen, 1925
  » Species Astropecten productus Fisher, 1906
  » Species Astropecten progressor Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten pugnax Koehler, 1910
  » Species Astropecten pulcherrimus H.L. Clark, 1938
  » Species Astropecten pusillulus Fisher, 1906
  » Species Astropecten pusillus Sluiter, 1889
  » Species Astropecten regalis Gray, 1840
  » Species Astropecten sanctaehelenae Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Astropecten sarasinorum Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten scoparius Müller & Troschel, 1842
  » Species Astropecten siderialis Verrill, 1914
  » Species Astropecten sinicus Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten spiniphorus Madsen, 1950
  » Species Astropecten spinulosus (Philippi, 1837)
  » Species Astropecten sulcatus Ludwig, 1905
  » Species Astropecten sumbawanus Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten tamilicus Döderlein, 1888
  » Species Astropecten tasmanicus H.E.S Clark & D.G. McKnight, 2000
  » Species Astropecten tenellus Fisher, 1913
  » Species Astropecten tenuis (Bell, 1894)
  » Species Astropecten timorensis Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten triacanthus (Goto, 1914)
  » Species Astropecten triseriatus Müller & Troschel, 1843
  » Species Astropecten umbrinus Grube, 1866
  » Species Astropecten validispinosus Oguro, 1982
  » Species Astropecten vappa Müller & Troschel, 1843
  » Species Astropecten variegatus Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Astropecten velitaris von Martens, 1865
  » Species Astropecten verrilli deLoriol, 1899
  » Species Astropecten acanthifer Fisher, 1913 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Astropecten calcitrapa (Lamarck, 1816) (nomen dubium, Indeterminable according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten diplacanthus Grube, 1866 (nomen dubium, validity doubtful according to Doderlein, (1917))
  » Species Astropecten dussumieri Valenciennes (MS) Perrier, 1875 (nomen dubium, Indeterminable according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten gracilis Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium, Indeterminable according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten inermis Koehler, 1909 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Astropecten longipes Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Astropecten longispinus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (nomen dubium, validity doubtful according to Doderlein, (1917))
  » Species Astropecten mesodiscus Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium, Indeterminable according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten multispinosus Elias da Costa, 1942 (nomen dubium, Validity doubtful)
  » Species Astropecten olfersi Grube, 1866 (nomen dubium, validity doubtful according to Doderlein, (1917))
  » Species Astropecten problematicus Döderlein, 1917 (nomen dubium, Validity doubtful according to H.L. Clark (1946))
  » Species Astropecten regularis Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium, Indeterminable according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten schoenleini Müller & Troschel, 1842 (nomen dubium, Indeterminable according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten tiedemanni Mûller & Troschel, 1842 (nomen dubium, validity doubtful according to Doderlein, (1917))
  » Species Astropecten baillaei Perrier, 1878 (nomen nudum, according to Doderlein (1917), undescribed.)
  » Species Astropecten harmandi Perrier, 1878 (nomen nudum, according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten indicus Perrier, 1878 (nomen nudum, according to Doderlein (1917)-undescribed)
  » Subgenus Astropecten (Astropus) Gray, 1840 accepted as Archaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977 (Synonym)
  » Species Astropecten acanthifera Sladen, 1883 accepted as Astropecten acanthifer Sladen, 1883
  » Species Astropecten acicularis Norman, 1865 accepted as Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Astropecten albanicus Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Astropecten preissi albanicus Döderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten ambiguus Madsen, 1950 accepted as Astropecten michaelseni var. ambiguus Madsen, 1950
  » Species Astropecten andromeda Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Archaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Astropecten antarcticus Studer, 1884 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Ludwig (1897).)
  » Species Astropecten antares Döderlein, 1926 accepted as Astropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883
  » Species Astropecten archimedis Perrier, 1869 accepted as Astropecten spinulosus (Philippi, 1837) (A synonym of A. spinulosus (Philippi, 1837) according to Perrier (1875))
  » Species Astropecten arcticus M. Sars, 1851 accepted as Leptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851) (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten arenarius Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Astropecten triseriatus Müller & Troschel, 1843 (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten aster De Filippi, 1859 accepted as Astropecten jonstoni (Delle Chiaje, 1827) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Astropecten astropectinides Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Ctenopleura astropectinides Fisher, 1913 (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten aurantiaca Gray, 1840 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (lapsus for aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758))
  » Species Astropecten bonnieri Koehler, 1905 accepted as Astropecten hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym according to Dollfus (1974))
  » Species Astropecten burbonica Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Astropecten polyacanthus var. burbonica Doderlein, 1917
  » Species Astropecten buschi Müller & Troschel, 1843 accepted as Astropecten articulatus var. buschi Müller & Troschel, 1843
  » Species Astropecten callistus Fisher, 1906 accepted as Astropectinides callistus (Fisher, 1906)
  » Species Astropecten capensis Studer, 1884 accepted as Astropecten irregularis pontoporeus Sladen, 1883 (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten chinensis Grube, 1866 accepted as Astropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Astropecten christi Düben & Koren in Düben, 1844 accepted as Archaster christi (Düben & Koren in Düben, 1844)
  » Species Astropecten ciliatus Grube, 1857 accepted as Astropecten marginatus Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten coelacanthus von Martens, 1865 accepted as Astropecten regalis Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Astropecten coppingeri Bell, 1884 accepted as Astropecten vappa Müller & Troschel, 1843 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917) and Shepherd (1968))
  » Species Astropecten corniculatus Gray, 1840 accepted as Ctenodiscus crispatus (Bruzelius, 1805) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Astropecten crenaster Dujardin & Hupé, 1862 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
  » Species Astropecten cristii Düben & Koren in Düben, 1845 accepted as Psilaster andromeda andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten ctenophorus Fisher, 1906 accepted as Astropectinides ctenophora (Fisher, 1906)
  » Species Astropecten dahomensis Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Astropecten michaelseni Koehler, 1914 (synonym according to John (1948))
  » Species Astropecten dubius Gray, 1840 accepted as Astropecten articulatus (Say, 1825) (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten echinatus Gray, 1840 accepted as Astropecten bispinosus (Otto, 1823) (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
  » Species Astropecten echinulatus Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Astropecten irregularis irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten edwardsi Verrill, 1867 accepted as Astropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten ensifer Grube, 1866 accepted as Astropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten erinaceus Gray, 1840 accepted as Astropecten armatus erinaceus Gray, 1840 (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten fijiensis John, 1948 accepted as Astropecten triseriatus fijiensis John, 1948
  » Species Astropecten flanaticus Lorenz, 1860 accepted as Astropecten platyacanthus var. flanaticus Lorenz, 1860
  » Species Astropecten forcipatus Verrill, 1915 accepted as Astropecten nitidus var. forcipatus Verrill, 1915
  » Species Astropecten formosanus Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Astropecten carcharicus Döderlein, 1917 (A subspecies of A. carcharicus Doderlein, 1917)
  » Species Astropecten gracilis Giebel, 1862 accepted as Craspidaster hesperus (Muller & Troschel, 1840)
  » Species Astropecten guineensis Koehler, 1911 accepted as Astropecten gruveli Koehler, 1911 (according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992: 35))
  » Species Astropecten hartmeyeri Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Astropecten vappa Müller & Troschel, 1843 (synonym according to H.L. Clark (1946))
  » Species Astropecten helgolandicus Greeff, 1871 accepted as Astropecten irregularis irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten hispidus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten hystrix Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Astropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842
  » Species Astropecten inermis de Loriol, 1899 accepted as Astropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883 (Synonym)
  » Species Astropecten japonicus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Astropecten scoparius Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten kochianus Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Astropecten brasiliensis Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Note type locality is Japan, so synonymy is uncertain. )
  » Species Astropecten koehleri deLoriol, 1899 accepted as Astropecten indicus Döderlein, 1888 (synonym according to Koehler (1910))
  » Species Astropecten latiradiatus (Gray, 1871) accepted as Luidia latiradiata (Gray, 1871)
  » Species Astropecten ludwigi deLoriol, 1899 accepted as Ctenopleura ludwigi (deLoriol, 1899)
  » Species Astropecten luetkeni Barrett, 1857 accepted as Leptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851) (synonym according to M. Sars (1861))
  » Species Astropecten macer Sluiter, 1889 accepted as Craspidaster hesperus (Muller & Troschel, 1840) (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten malaccanus Beford, 1900 accepted as Astropecten andersoni Sladen, 1888 (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten mascarena Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Astropecten mauritianus Gray, 1840
  » Species Astropecten meridionalis Studer, 1876 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Astropecten mesactus Sladen, 1883 accepted as Astropectinides mesactus (Sladen, 1883)
  » Species Astropecten mülleri Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten myobrachius Fisher, 1925 accepted as Astropecten triseriatus myobrachius Fisher, 1925
  » Species Astropecten myosurus Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Astropecten bispinosus (Otto, 1823) (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten natalensis John, 1948 accepted as Astropecten granulatus natalensis John, 1948
  » Species Astropecten nobilis Koehler, 1910 accepted as Astropecten euryacanthus Lutken, 1871 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten notograptus Sladen, 1888 accepted as Astropecten monacanthus Sladen, 1883 (Synonym accoridng to A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971).)
  » Species Astropecten nuttingi Verrill, 1915 accepted as Astropecten alligator Perrier, 1881 (Synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992: 28))
  » Species Astropecten oerstedi Luteken, 1859 accepted as Astropecten armatus erinaceus Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten ornans Sluiter, 1895 accepted as Astropecten marginatus Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten paleatus Grube, 1866 accepted as Astropecten regalis Gray, 1840
  » Species Astropecten pallidus Danielssen & Koren, 1877 accepted as Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (synonym according to Koehler (1909))
  » Species Astropecten parelii Düben & Koren, 1846 accepted as Archaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten pectinatus Sladen, 1883 accepted as Bollonaster pectinatus (Sladen, 1883)
  » Species Astropecten pedicellifera Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Astropecten platyacanthus (Philippi, 1837)
  » Species Astropecten penangensis deLoriol, 1899 accepted as Astropecten andersoni Sladen, 1888 (synonym)
  » Species Astropecten pentacanthus (Delle Chiaje, 1827) accepted as Astropecten irregularis pentacanthus (Delle Chiaje, 1827)
  » Species Astropecten perarmatus Perrier, 1869 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Perrier (1875))
  » Species Astropecten peruvianus Verrill, 1867 accepted as Astropecten brasiliensis peruvianus Verrill, 1867 (Subspecies according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten phragmorus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Astropecten polyacanthus phragmorus Fisher, 1913 (Subspecies according to A.M. Clark (1974))
  » Species Astropecten pleiacanthus Bedford, 1900 accepted as Astropecten indicus Döderlein, 1888 (synonym according to John (1948))
  » Species Astropecten polaris (Sabine, 1824) accepted as Ctenodiscus crispatus (Bruzelius, 1805) (Synonym according to Perrier (1875))
  » Species Astropecten pontoporeus Sladen, 1883 accepted as Astropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (Subspecies according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten pulcher Gray, 1840 accepted as Astropecten brasiliensis Müller & Troschel, 1842
  » Species Astropecten richardi Perrier, 1875 accepted as Astropecten marginatus Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten riensis Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Astropecten brasiliensis riensis Döderlein, 1917 (Subspecies according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten rosea Sladen, 1883 accepted as Astropecten vappa Müller & Troschel, 1843 (Synonym)
  » Species Astropecten rubidus de Loriol, 1899 accepted as Astropecten cingulatus Sladen, 1883 (Synonym)
  » Species Astropecten sagaminus Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Ctenopleura sagamina (Döderlein, 1917)
  » Species Astropecten samoensis Perrier, 1869 accepted as Astropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (A variety according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten schayeri Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Astropecten pectinatus Sladen, 1883 (Synonym according to Shepherd (1928))
  » Species Astropecten serratus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Astropecten irregularis serratus Müller & Troschel, 1842
  » Species Astropecten siamensis Döderlein, 1926 accepted as Astropecten vappa Müller & Troschel, 1843 (Synonym)
  » Species Astropecten sibogae Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Astropecten vappa Müller & Troschel, 1843 (Synonym)
  » Species Astropecten spatuliger Perrier, 1875 accepted as Astropecten regalis Gray, 1840 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Astropecten sphenoplax Bell, 1892 accepted as Persephonaster sphenoplax (Bell, 1892)
  » Species Astropecten squamatus Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Astropecten jonstoni (Delle Chiaje, 1827) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
  » Species Astropecten squamosus Sluiter, 1889 accepted as Astropecten monacanthus Sladen, 1883 (Synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten stellaris Gray, 1840 accepted as Archaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Synonym)
  » Species Astropecten stellatus Gray, 1840 accepted as Astropecten brasiliensis peruvianus Verrill, 1867
  » Species Astropecten subgracilis Verrill, 1915 accepted as Astropecten americanus var. subgracilis Verrill, 1915
  » Species Astropecten subinermis (Philippi, 1837) accepted as Tethyaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837)
  » Species Astropecten syntomus H.L. Clark, 1928 accepted as Astropecten pectinatus Sladen, 1883 (Synonym according to Shephard (1968))
  » Species Astropecten tenuispinus Düben & Koren, 1846 accepted as Archaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) (unaccepted)
  » Species Astropecten ternatensus Sluiter, 1895 accepted as Astropecten irregularis serratus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (unaccepted, probably a synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
  » Species Astropecten valencienni Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Astropecten duplicatus Gray, 1840 (unaccepted, Synonym)
  » Species Astropecten variabilis Lutken, 1859 accepted as Astropecten duplicatus Gray, 1840 (unaccepted, A synonym according to Cherbonnier (1959))
  » Species Astropecten vestitus (Say, 1825) accepted as Tethyaster vestitus (Say, 1825) (unaccepted)
  » Species Astropecten vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) accepted as Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (unaccepted)
  » Species Astropecten weberi Döderlein, 1917 accepted as Astropecten michaelseni Koehler, 1914 (unaccepted, A probable synonym according to Cherbonnier & Nataf (1973))
  » Species Astropecten zebra Sladen, 1883 accepted as Astropecten vappa Müller & Troschel, 1843 (unaccepted, A synonym according to Shepherd (1968))
Genus Astropectinides Verrill, 1914
Genus Bathybiaster Danielssen & Koren, 1883
  » Species Bathybiaster loripes Sladen, 1889
  » Species Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873)
  » Species Bathybiaster herwigi Bernasconi, 1972 accepted as Psilaster herwigi (Bernasconi, 1972) (original combination)
  » Species Bathybiaster liouvillei Koehler, 1912 accepted as Bathybiaster loripes obesus Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Bathybiaster obesa Sladen, 1889 accepted as Bathybiaster loripes obesus Sladen, 1889 (A A subspecies of Bathybiaster loripes)
  » Species Bathybiaster pallidus (Danielssen & Koren, 1877) accepted as Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (synonym according to Koehler (1909))
  » Species Bathybiaster pectinatus Fisher, 1905 accepted as Psilaster pectinatus (Fisher, 1905)
  » Species Bathybiaster robustus (Verrill, 1894) accepted as Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (Synonym according to Koehler (1909), Mortensen (1927), and Fisher (1940).)
  » Species Bathybiaster spinulatus Koehler, 1917 accepted as Bathybiaster loripes Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Blakiaster Perrier, 1881
Genus Bollonaster McKnight, 1977
Genus Bunodaster Verrill, 1909
Genus Craspidaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Ctenophoraster Fisher, 1906
Genus Ctenopleura Fisher, 1913
Genus Dipsacaster Alcock, 1893
  » Species Dipsacaster anoplus Fisher, 1910
  » Species Dipsacaster antillensis Halpern, 1968
  » Species Dipsacaster borealis Fisher, 1910
  » Species Dipsacaster diaphorus Fisher, 1913
  » Species Dipsacaster eximius Fisher, 1905
  » Species Dipsacaster farquharsoni Macan, 1938
  » Species Dipsacaster grandissimus Goto, 1914
  » Species Dipsacaster imperialis Fisher, 1917
  » Species Dipsacaster laetmophilus Fisher, 1910
  » Species Dipsacaster magnificus (H.L. Clark, 1916)
  » Species Dipsacaster nesiotes Fisher, 1905
  » Species Dipsacaster pentagonalis Alcock, 1893
  » Species Dipsacaster pretiosus (Döderlein, 1902)
  » Species Dipsacaster sagaminus Hayashi, 1973
  » Species Dipsacaster sladeni Alcock, 1893
  » Species Dipsacaster capensis A.M. Clark, 1952 accepted as Dipsacaster sladeni capensis A.M. Clark, 1952
Genus Dytaster Sladen, 1889
  » Species Dytaster aequivocus Sladen, 1889
  » Species Dytaster agassizi Perrier, 1894
  » Species Dytaster cherbonnieri Sibuet, 1975
  » Species Dytaster exilis Sladen, 1889
  » Species Dytaster felix Koehler, 1907
  » Species Dytaster felli H.E.S Clark & D.G. McKnight, 2000
  » Species Dytaster gilberti Fisher, 1905
  » Species Dytaster grandis (Verrill, 1884)
  » Species Dytaster inermis Sladen, 1889
  » Species Dytaster insignis (Perrier, 1884)
  » Species Dytaster intermedius Perrier, 1891
  » Species Dytaster mollis (Perrier, 1885)
  » Species Dytaster nobilis Sladen, 1889
  » Species Dytaster pedicellaris H.E.S Clark & D.G. McKnight, 2000
  » Species Dytaster rigidus Perrier, 1894
  » Species Dytaster semispinosus (Perrier, 1894)
  » Species Dytaster spinosus Sladen, 1889
  » Species Dytaster spinulosus (Perrier, 1894)
  » Species Dytaster evaulus Fisher, 1913 represented as Dytaster (Koremaster) evaulus Fisher, 1913
  » Subgenus Dytaster (Koremaster) Fisher, 1913 accepted as Koremaster Fisher, 1913
  » Species Dytaster anacanthus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 accepted as Persephonaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to Macan (1938))
  » Species Dytaster biserialis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Dytaster insignis (Perrier, 1884) (Synonym according to Downey (1973).)
  » Species Dytaster carinata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Dytaster grandis (Verrill, 1884) (Synonym)
  » Species Dytaster demonstrans Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Dytaster gilberti Fisher, 1905
  » Species Dytaster gracilis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Dytaster exilis Sladen, 1889
  » Species Dytaster madreporifer Sladen, 1889 accepted as Dytaster grandis grandis (Verrill, 1884) (synonym according to Verrill (1894), John (1950) and Sibuet (1975))
  » Species Dytaster parvulus Koehler, 1907 accepted as Dytaster semispinosus (Perrier, 1894) (synonym)
Genus Koremaster Fisher, 1913
Genus Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
  » Species Leptychaster anomalus Fisher, 1906
  » Species Leptychaster antarcticus Sladen, 1889
  » Species Leptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
  » Species Leptychaster flexuosus (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Leptychaster inermis (Ludwig, 1905)
  » Species Leptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876
  » Species Leptychaster magnificus (Koehler, 1912)
  » Species Leptychaster melchiorensis Bernasconi, 1969
  » Species Leptychaster pacificus Fisher, 1906
  » Species Leptychaster propinquus Fisher, 1910
  » Species Leptychaster stellatus Ziesenhenne, 1942
  » Subgenus Leptychaster (Leptychaster) E. A. Smith, 1876 represented as Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
  » Subgenus Leptychaster (Parastropecten) (Ludwig, 1905) represented as Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
  » Subgenus Leptychaster (Trophodiscus) Fisher, 1917 represented as Trophodiscus Fisher, 1917
  » Species Leptychaster accrescens (Koehler, 1920) accepted as Macroptychaster accrescens (Koehler, 1920) (synonym)
  » Species Leptychaster mendosus Koehler, 1923 accepted as Leptychaster kerguelenensis mendosus (Koehler, 1923) (original combination)
  » Species Leptychaster microplax Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Leptychaster arcticus microplax Djakonov, 1950
  » Species Leptychaster millespina Verrill, 1909 accepted as Leptychaster pacificus Fisher, 1906 (Synonym according to Verrill (1914))
Genus Lonchotaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Macroptychaster H.E.S. Clark, 1962
Genus Mimastrella Fisher, 1916
Genus Patagiaster Fisher, 1906
Genus Persephonaster Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
  » Species Persephonaster armiger Ludwig, 1905
  » Species Persephonaster asper Goto, 1914
  » Species Persephonaster celebensis Döderlein, 1921
  » Species Persephonaster cingulatus (Fisher, 1906)
  » Species Persephonaster coelochilus Alcock, 1893
  » Species Persephonaster croceus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
  » Species Persephonaster echinulatus H.L. Clark, 1941
  » Species Persephonaster exquisitus Jangoux & Aziz, 1988
  » Species Persephonaster facetus (Koehler, 1907)
  » Species Persephonaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Persephonaster habrogenys Fisher, 1913
  » Species Persephonaster leptactis H.L. Clark, 1941
  » Species Persephonaster misakiensis Goto, 1914
  » Species Persephonaster monostoechus Fisher, 1913
  » Species Persephonaster oediplax Fisher, 1913
  » Species Persephonaster patagiatus (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Persephonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Persephonaster rhodopeplus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
  » Species Persephonaster roulei Koehler, 1909
  » Species Persephonaster sewelli Macan, 1938
  » Species Persephonaster sphenoplax (Bell, 1892)
  » Species Persephonaster suluensis Fisher, 1913
  » Species Persephonaster tenuis Fisher, 1913
  » Species Persephonaster anacanthus (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891) accepted as Persephonaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to Macan (1938))
  » Species Persephonaster anchistus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Proserpinaster anchistus (Fisher, 1913)
  » Species Persephonaster brevispinus Fisher, 1919 accepted as Proserpinaster euryactis brevispinus (Fisher, 1919)
  » Species Persephonaster euryactis Fisher, 1913 accepted as Proserpinaster euryactis (Fisher, 1913)
  » Species Persephonaster euryplax Mortensen, 1933 accepted as Persephonaster roulei var. euryplax Mortensen, 1933
  » Species Persephonaster humilis (Koehler, 1907) accepted as Persephonaster sphenoplax (Bell, 1892) ("likely synonym" according to Clark and Downey (1992: 66))
  » Species Persephonaster luzonicus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Proserpinaster luzonicus (Fisher, 1913)
  » Species Persephonaster multicinctus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Persephonaster cingulatus multicinctus Fisher, 1913 (Subspecies according to Jangoux (1981))
  » Species Persephonaster neozelanicus Mortensen, 1925 accepted as Proserpinaster neozelanicus (Mortensen, 1925)
  » Species Persephonaster penicillatus Fisher, 1905 accepted as Thrissacanthias penicillatus (Fisher, 1905)
  » Species Persephonaster setoensis Hayashi, 1938 accepted as Ctenopleura ludwigi (deLoriol, 1899) (synonym according to Hayashi (1973))
  » Species Persephonaster spinulosus H.L. Clark, 1941 accepted as Persephonaster patagiatus (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to Downey (1973).)
  » Species Persephonaster triacanthus Goto, 1914 accepted as Astropecten triacanthus (Goto, 1914)
Genus Plutonaster Sladen, 1889
  » Species Plutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880)
  » Species Plutonaster ambiguus Sladen, 1889
  » Species Plutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873)
  » Species Plutonaster complexus H.E.S Clark & D.G. McKnight, 2000
  » Species Plutonaster efflorescens (Perrier, 1884)
  » Species Plutonaster fragilis H.E.S. Clark, 1970
  » Species Plutonaster hikurangi H.E.S Clark & D.G. McKnight, 2000
  » Species Plutonaster intermedius (Perrier, 1881)
  » Species Plutonaster jonathani H.E.S Clark & D.G. McKnight, 2000
  » Species Plutonaster keiensis Döderlein, 1921
  » Species Plutonaster knoxi Fell, 1958
  » Species Plutonaster sirius A.H. Clark, 1917
  » Species Plutonaster edwardsi (Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882) (nomen dubium, Description very poor)
  » Subgenus Plutonaster (Tethyaster) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Tethyaster Sladen, 1889
  » Species Plutonaster abbreviatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi notatus Sladen, 1889 (synonym)
  » Species Plutonaster abyssicola Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Psilaster pectinatus (Fisher, 1905) (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
  » Species Plutonaster granulosus Perrier, 1891 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880) (synonym)
  » Species Plutonaster inermis (Perrier, 1885) accepted as Plutonaster notatus Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according to Koehler (1909))
  » Species Plutonaster marginatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880) (ref. to synonymy by Clark in Clark & Downey (1992: 69))
  » Species Plutonaster notatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi notatus Sladen, 1889 (synonym)
  » Species Plutonaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Pseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
  » Species Plutonaster proteus H.L. Clark, 1923 accepted as Plutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (synonym according to Sibuet (1975))
  » Species Plutonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Persephonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881) (subsequent combination in Perrier (1894))
  » Species Plutonaster rigidus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880) (Synonym according to Verrill (1894))
  » Species Plutonaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837) accepted as Tethyaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837)
Genus Proserpinaster Fell, 1963
Genus Psilaster Sladen, 1885
  » Species Psilaster acuminatus Sladen, 1889
  » Species Psilaster agassizi (Koehler, 1909)
  » Species Psilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Psilaster armatus Ludwig, 1905
  » Species Psilaster attenuatus Fisher, 1906
  » Species Psilaster cassiope Sladen, 1889
  » Species Psilaster charcoti (Koehler, 1906)
  » Species Psilaster gotoi Fisher, 1913
  » Species Psilaster herwigi (Bernasconi, 1972)
  » Species Psilaster pectinatus (Fisher, 1905)
  » Species Psilaster robustus Fisher, 1913
  » Species Psilaster sladeni Ludwig, 1905
  » Species Psilaster florae (Verrill, 1878) represented as Psilaster andromeda florae (Verrill, 1878)
  » Species Psilaster gracilis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Persephonaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Psilaster patagiatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Persephonaster patagiatus (Sladen, 1889) (synonym)
  » Species Psilaster squameus H.L. Clark, 1941 accepted as Psilaster cassiope Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according to Downey (1973).)
Genus Tethyaster Sladen, 1889
  » Species Tethyaster aulophora (Fisher, 1911)
  » Species Tethyaster canaliculatus (A.H. Clark, 1916)
  » Species Tethyaster grandis (Verrill, 1899)
  » Species Tethyaster pacei (Mortensen, 1925)
  » Species Tethyaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837)
  » Species Tethyaster tangaroae Rowe, 1989
  » Species Tethyaster vestitus (Say, 1825)
  » Species Tethyaster magnificus (Bell, 1881) represented as Tethyaster vestitus magnificus (Bell, 1881) (A subspecies of Tethyaster vestitus according to Clark and Downey (1992))
  » Species Tethyaster gigas (Caso, 1947) accepted as Tethyaster canaliculatus (A.H. Clark, 1916) (synonym according to A.M. & A.H. Clark (1954))
  » Species Tethyaster parelii (Duben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Pseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Genus Thrissacanthias Fisher, 1910
Genus Tritonaster Fisher, 1906
Genus Trophodiscus Fisher, 1917

Genus Anthosticte Fisher, 1911 accepted as Tethyaster Sladen, 1889
  » Species Anthosticte aulophora Fisher, 1911 accepted as Tethyaster aulophora (Fisher, 1911) (Synonym of Tethyaster aulophora)
  » Species Anthosticte pacei Mortensen, 1925 accepted as Tethyaster pacei (Mortensen, 1925)
Genus Crenaster Perrier, 1885 non d'Orbigny, 1850 accepted as Dytaster Sladen, 1889 (synonym)
Genus Glyphaster Verrill, 1909 accepted as Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876 (Synonym according to Fisher (1911, 1940).)
Genus Ilyaster Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Bathybiaster Danielssen & Koren, 1883 (synonym according to Koehler (1909))
  » Species Ilyaster mirabilis Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (synonym according to Koehler (1909))
Genus Leptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879 accepted as Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876 (Synonym of Leptychaster according to Fisher (1911))
  » Species Leptoptychaster longipes Koehler, 1920 (nomen nudum, This is a possible MS name for L. flexuosus)
  » Species Leptoptychaster accrescens Koehler, 1920 accepted as Macroptychaster accrescens (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Leptoptychaster antarcticus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Leptychaster antarcticus Sladen, 1889
  » Species Leptoptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851) accepted as Leptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
  » Species Leptoptychaster conicus (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Blakiaster conicus Perrier, 1881
  » Species Leptoptychaster elongata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Leptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851) (A variety of L. arcticus)
  » Species Leptoptychaster flexuosus Koehler, 1920 accepted as Leptychaster flexuosus (Koehler, 1920)
  » Species Leptoptychaster kerguelensis Smith, 1876 accepted as Leptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876
  » Species Leptoptychaster mendosus Koehler, 1923 accepted as Leptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876
Genus Moiraster Sladen, 1889 accepted as Tethyaster Sladen, 1889 (synonym according to A.M. & A.H. Clark (1954))
  » Species Moiraster gigas Caso, 1947 accepted as Tethyaster canaliculatus (A.H. Clark, 1916) (synonym according to A.M. & A.H. Clark (1954))
  » Species Moiraster magnificus (Bell, 1881) accepted as Tethyaster magnificus (Bell, 1881)
Genus Nauricia Gray, 1840 accepted as Craspidaster Sladen, 1889 (Probable Synonym)
Genus Parastropecten Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Leptychaster (Parastropecten) (Ludwig, 1905) (Subgenus according to Fisher (1940).)
Genus Phidiaster Koehler, 1909 accepted as Psilaster Sladen, 1885 (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
Genus Phoxaster Sladen, 1889 accepted as Bathybiaster Danielssen & Koren, 1883 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
  » Species Phoxaster pumilus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (Synonym according to Koehler (1909))
Subfamily Porcellanasterinae Sladen, 1883 accepted as Porcellanasteridae Sladen, 1883
Genus Priamaster Koehler, 1912 accepted as Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Psilasteropsis Fisher, 1906 accepted as Persephonaster Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 (Synonym according to Koehler (1909))
Genus Ripaster Koehler, 1906 accepted as Psilaster Sladen, 1885 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Sideriaster Verrill, 1899 accepted as Tethyaster Sladen, 1889 (synonym according to A.M. & A.H. Clark (1954))
Genus Stellaria Nardo, 1834 accepted as Astropecten Gray, 1840 (synonym according to Fisher (1908). Also a homonym of Nardo Moller 1832 (Mollusca-a xenophorid snail).)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
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Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Astropectinidae Gray, 1840. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123127 on 2018-05-27
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original description Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 180 [details]   

original description  (ofPlutonasteridae Sladen, 1899) 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): xxvii, 60 [details]   

original description  (ofPlutonasterinae Verrill, 1899) 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
page(s): 200 [details]   

original description  (ofPriamasterinae Fisher, 1917) Fisher, W.K. (1917). XIV. Notes on Asteroidea. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 8th series, v. 20: 166-172., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/53302#page/186/mode/1up
page(s): 172 [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]   

identification resource Doderlein, L. (1917). Die Asteriden der Siboga-Expedition. 1. Die Gattung Astropecten und ihre Stammesgeschichte. Siboga-Expedition. 46a: 1-190., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11717817 [details]   
 



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