WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinidae Gray, 1840

123133 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123133)
accepted
Family
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAilsastra O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2005
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllopatiria Verrill, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda Nardo, 1834
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAquilonastra O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina Nardo, 1834
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinides Verrill, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallopatiria Verrill, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptasterina Dartnall, Byrne, Collins & Hart, 2003
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisasterina Perrier, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndianastra O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKampylaster Koehler, 1920
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManasterina H.L. Clark, 1938
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeridiastra O'Loughlin, 2002
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNepanthia Gray, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParanepanthia Fisher, 1917
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParvulastra O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiria Gray, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiriella Verrill, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudasterina Aziz & Jangoux, 1985
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudonepanthia A.H. Clark, 1916
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopatiria O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStegnaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTegulaster Livingstone, 1933
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTremaster Verrill, 1880

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinopsis Verrill, 1913 (nomen dubium, Type species is lost/not described)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmopatiria Verrill, 1913 (nomen dubium)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSocomia Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (nomen nudum, Cited only as synonym of Asterina)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriscus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda Nardo, 1834 (Composite of Anseropoda and Asterina but see note for full explanation of synonymy)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarna Gistel, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda Nardo, 1834 (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnoplopatiria Verrill, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiria Gray, 1840
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaneriinae Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaneriidae Sladen, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabroporina H.L. Clark, 1921 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisasterina Perrier, 1875 (Synonym according to Livingstone (1933))
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmepedinae Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropodidae Fisher, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinidae Gray, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmipes L. Agassiz, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda Nardo, 1834
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParasterina Fisher, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNepanthia Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Rowe and Marsh (1982), confirms Fisher (1941))
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaxillasterina A.M. Clark, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinides Verrill, 1913
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 288 [details]   
Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Asterinidae Gray, 1840. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123133 on 2017-11-22

Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-07-28 06:51:10Z
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2008-01-19 12:10:32Z
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original description Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 288 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster littoralis Dartnall, 1970) Dartnall, A. (1970). A new species of Marginaster (Asteroidea: Poraniidae) from Tasmania. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 94(3): 207-211. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropodidae Fisher, 1906) Fisher, W.K. (1906). The starfishes of the Hawaiian islands. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, 23: 987-1130., available online at http://fishbull.noaa.gov/23-3/fisher1.pdf
page(s): 1 087 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmepedinae 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): xxxiv, 394 [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 O'Loughlin, P.M. and J.M. Waters. (2004). A molecular and morphological revision of genera of Asterinidae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 61(1): 1-40., available online at http://museumvictoria.com.au/pages/3957/61_1_Loughlin.pdf [details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]   

status source Mah, C.; Foltz, D. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the Valvatacea (Asteroidea: Echinodermata). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 161(4): 769-788., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00659.x/full [details]   

identification resource O'Loughlin, P.M. and J.M. Waters. (2004). A molecular and morphological revision of genera of Asterinidae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 61(1): 1-40., available online at http://museumvictoria.com.au/pages/3957/61_1_Loughlin.pdf [details]   
 



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omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcushion stars  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorイトマキヒトデ  [details]