WoRMS taxon details

Echinasteridae Verrill, 1867

123132  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123132)

accepted
Family
Metrodiridae Sladen, 1889 (Metrodira placed into Echinasteridae by Blake (1980). Metrodiridae sunk into Echinasteridae.)
Genus Aleutihenricia Clark & Jewett, 2010
Genus Dictyaster Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
Genus Echinaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Genus Henricia Gray, 1840
Genus Metrodira Gray, 1840
Genus Odontohenricia Rowe & Albertson, 1988
Genus Plectaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Rhopiella Fisher, 1940

Subfamily Acanthasterinae Sladen, 1889 accepted as Acanthasteridae
Genus Cribella Agassiz, 1835 accepted as Henricia Gray, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Cribrella Lütken, 1857 accepted as Henricia Gray, 1840 (synonym)
Genus Cyllaster A.H. Clark, 1916 accepted as Henricia Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Genus Echinaster Gray, 1840 accepted as Acanthaster Gervais, 1841
Genus Henricides Verrill, 1914 accepted as Nepanthia Gray, 1840
Genus Magdalenaster Koehler, 1907 accepted as Henricia Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Mortensen (1927))
Subfamily Mithrodiinae Viguier, 1878 accepted as Mithrodiidae Viguier, 1878
Genus Othilia Gray, 1840 accepted as Echinaster (Othilia) Gray, 1840 represented as Echinaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Subgenus of Echinaster Muller & Troschel, 1840)
Genus Rhopia Gray, 1840 accepted as Echinaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Synonym according to Fisher (1919))
Genus Scaphaster de Loriol, 1899 accepted as Metrodira Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Fisher (1919).)
Genus Spinohenricia Heding, 1935 accepted as Henricia Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Madsen (1987))
Genus Thyraster Ives, 1890 accepted as Echinaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Synonym according to Downey (1973).)
Subfamily Valvasterinae Viguier, 1879 accepted as Valvasteridae Viguier, 1879 accepted as Asteropseidae Hotchkiss & Clark, 1976
Genus Verrillaster Downey, 1973 accepted as Echinaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (synonym according to Tortonese & Downey (1977).)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Verrill, A.E. (1867). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 3. On the geographical distribution of the echinoderms of the West coast of America. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1(2): 323-351., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13380258#page/91/mode/1up
page(s): 343; note: Note that date for this citation varies in the literature and sometimes is represented as 1870 due to problems with the date citations in the original publication. [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Echinasteridae Verrill, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123132 on 2018-08-16
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original description Verrill, A.E. (1867). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 3. On the geographical distribution of the echinoderms of the West coast of America. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1(2): 323-351., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13380258#page/91/mode/1up
page(s): 343; note: Note that date for this citation varies in the literature and sometimes is represented as 1870 due to problems with the date citations in the original publication. [details]   

original description  (ofMetrodiridae 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 [details]   

original description  (ofMetrodirinae 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): 415 [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. (1996). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 3. Velatida and Spinulosida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1996). Echinoderm Studies, 5: pp. 183-250 (look up in IMIS[details]   

identification resource Rowe, F. W. E. and E. L. Albertson.(1986)The echinoderm genus Henricia Gray, 1840 (Asteroidea: Echinasteridae) in southern and southeastern Australian waters, with the description of a new species Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 109(3): 183-194, available online at http://biostor.org/reference/86291 [details]   

identification resource Madsen, F.J. (1987). The Henricia sanguinolenta complex (Echinodermata, Asteroidea) of the Norwegian Sea and adjacent waters. A re-evaluation, with notes on related species. Steenstrupia 13(5): 201-268. [details]   

basis of record  (ofMetrodiridae Sladen, 1889) Blake, D.B. (1980). On the affinites of three small sea-star families. Journal of Natural History 14: 163-182 [details]   
 
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