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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinidae Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 123133

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster littoralis Dartnall, 1970 (An asterinid, but which species is uncertain.)
Sources 
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcushion stars  [details]
Direct child
taxa (35)

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 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 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
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarna Gistel, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda Nardo, 1834
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
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
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaxillasterina A.M. Clark, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinides Verrill, 1913
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123133
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2005-07-28 06:51:10Z  changed  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-01-19 12:10:32Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterinidae Gray, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123133 on 2014-12-20
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