WoRMS taxon details

Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841

123135  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123135)

accepted
Family
Anthenoidinae Fisher, 1919· accepted, alternate representation
Pentopliidae H.E.S. Clark, 1971 (Pentopliidae synonymized into Goniasteridae by Blake, 1987.)
Genus Anthenoides Perrier, 1881
Genus Apollonaster Halpern, 1970
Genus Astroceramus Fisher, 1906
Genus Astropatricia McKnight, 2006
Genus Astrothauma Fisher, 1913
Genus Atelorias Fisher, 1911
Genus Bathyceramaster Mah, 2016
Genus Calliaster Gray, 1840
Genus Calliderma Gray, 1847
Genus Ceramaster Verrill, 1899
Genus Chitonaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Circeaster Koehler, 1909
Genus Cladaster Verrill, 1899
Genus Diplasiaster Halpern, 1970
Genus Enigmaster McKnight & H.E.S. Clark, 1996
Genus Eratosaster Mah, 2011
Subfamily Ferdininae Mah, 2017
  » Genus Bathyferdina Mah, 2017
  » Genus Eosaster Mah, 2017
  » Genus Ferdina Gray, 1840
  » Genus Kanakaster Mah, 2017
  » Genus Neoferdina Livingstone, 1931
  » Genus Paraferdina James, 1973
  » Genus Sinoferdina Liao, 1982 accepted as Neoferdina Livingstone, 1931 (A synonym according to Mah (2017))
Genus Floriaster Downey, 1980
Genus Fromia Gray, 1840
Genus Gigantaster Döderlein, 1924
Genus Glyphodiscus Fisher, 1917
Genus Goniaster L. Agassiz, 1836
Subfamily Hippasterinae Verrill, 1899
  » Genus Evoplosoma Fisher, 1906
  » Genus Gilbertaster Fisher, 1906
  » Genus Hippasteria Gray, 1840
  » Genus Sthenaster Mah, Nizinski & Lundsten, 2010
  » Genus Cryptopeltaster Fisher, 1905 accepted as Hippasteria Gray, 1840 (Synonym according to Mah et al. (2014))
Genus Iconaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Johannaster Koehler, 1909
Genus Kermitaster H.E.S. Clark, 2001
Genus Lithosoma Fisher, 1911
Genus Litonotaster Verrill, 1899
Genus Lydiaster Koehler, 1909
Genus Mabahissaster Macan, 1938
Genus Mariaster A.H. Clark, 1916
Subfamily Mediasterinae Verrill, 1899
Genus Milteliphaster Alcock, 1893
Genus Nectria Gray, 1840
Genus Notioceramus Fisher, 1940
Genus Nymphaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Ogmaster von Martens, 1865
Genus Peltaster Verrill, 1899
Subfamily Pentagonasterinae Perrier, 1884
Genus Pergamaster Koehler, 1920
Genus Pillsburiaster Halpern, 1970
Genus Plinthaster Verrill, 1899
Genus Pontioceramus Fisher, 1911
Genus Progoniaster Döderlein, 1924
Genus Pseudoceramaster Jangoux, 1981
Genus Pseudogoniodiscaster Livingstone, 1930
Genus Rosaster Perrier, 1894
Genus Sibogaster Döderlein, 1924
Genus Siraster H.L. Clark, 1915
Genus Sphaeriodiscus Fisher, 1910
Genus Stellaster Gray, 1840
Genus Stellasteropsis Dollfus, 1936
Genus Styphlaster H.L. Clark, 1938
Genus Tessellaster H.L. Clark, 1941

Subfamily Anthenoidinae Fisher, 1919 represented as Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841

Genus Antheniaster Verrill, 1899 accepted as Anthenoides Perrier, 1881 (Synonym)
Genus Astrogonium Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Goniaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (synonym)
Genus Buterminaster Blake in Blake & Zinsmeister, 1988 accepted as Pentagonaster Gray, 1840 (Synonymized by Mah (2007))
Genus Celerina A.M. Clark, 1967 accepted as Fromia Gray, 1840 (Referred to synonymy by Mah (2017))
Subfamily Chitonasterinae Fisher, 1911 accepted as Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Genus Dorigona Perrier, 1885, non Gray, 1866 accepted as Nymphaster Sladen, 1889 (synonym)
Genus Dorigona Gray, 1866 accepted as Ogmaster von Martens, 1865 (Synonym according to Fisher (1917))
Genus Eugoniaster Verrill, 1899 accepted as Plinthaster Verrill, 1899 (synonym)
Genus Isaster Verrill, 1894 accepted as Mediaster Stimpson, 1857
Genus Leptogonaster Sladen, 1889 accepted as Anthenoides Perrier, 1881 (Synonym according to Fisher (1919))
Subfamily Nectriinae Perrier, 1894 accepted as Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Genus Nereidaster Verrill, 1899 accepted as Rosaster Perrier, 1894 (Synonym according to Fisher (1917))
Genus Pentoplia H.E.S. Clark, 1971 accepted as Chitonaster Sladen, 1889 (synonymy according to Mah, 2011)
Genus Phaneraster Perrier, 1894 accepted as Goniaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Genus Philonaster Koehler, 1909 accepted as Ceramaster Verrill, 1899 (synonym according to Fisher (1919))
Genus Pyrenaster Verrill, 1899 accepted as Plinthaster Verrill, 1899 (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
Genus Stephanaster Ayres, 1851 accepted as Pentagonaster Gray, 1840 (Synonym)
Genus Tosiaster Verrill, 1914 accepted as Ceramaster Verrill, 1899
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Forbes, E. (1841). A history of British Starfishes and other animals of the class Echinodermata. London; John Van Voorst. 267 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18506#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 77 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Goniasteridae Forbes, 1841. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123135 on 2018-07-18
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-07-28 06:51:10Z
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original description Forbes, E. (1841). A history of British Starfishes and other animals of the class Echinodermata. London; John Van Voorst. 267 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18506#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 77 [details]   

original description  (ofPentopliidae H.E.S. Clark, 1971) Clark,H.E.S. 1971. Pentopliidae, a new family of Asteroidea from the South Atlantic Ocean. Bulletin of Marine Science 21: 545-551., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/umrsmas/bullmar/1971/00000021/00000002/art00009?crawler=true [details]   

original description  (ofAnthenoidinae Fisher, 1919) Fisher, W.K. (1919). Starfishes of the Philippine seas and adjacent waters. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 3(100): 1-547. 156 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32667#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 326 [details]   

original description  (ofChitonasterinae Fisher, 1911) Fisher, W.K. (1911). Asteroidea of the North Pacific and adjacent waters. 1. Phanerozonia and Spinulosida. Bulletin of the US National Museum, 76: xiii+420 pp.122 pls., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7840387
page(s): 160, 163 [details]   

original description  (ofNectriinae Perrier, 1894) Perrier, E. (1894). Stellérides. Expéditions Scientifique Travailleur et du Talisman. 3:1-431, 26 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/156687#page/11/mode/1up
page(s): 428 [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 Halpern, J.A. (1970). Goniasteridae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) of the Straits of Florida. Bulletin of Marine Science 20(1): 193-286, available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1970/00000020/00000001/art00010?token=003b13d47e867232d45232b5f24246a5e3b6b635623763568263c7b3817 [details]   

additional source Mah, C. (2007). Systematics, phylogeny and historical biogeography of the Pentagonaster clade (Asteroidea: Valvatida: Goniasteridae. Invertebrate Systematics. 21: 311-339., available online at https://doi.org/10.1071/IS06049 [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L. (2006). Phylogenetic analysis and biogeography of the deep-sea goniasterid, Circeaster (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) including descriptions of six new species. Zoosystema. 28(4): 917-954., available online at http://web.archive.org/web/20120905182856/http://www.mnhn.fr/museum/front/medias/publication/9248_z06n4a5.pdf [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L. (2005). A phylogeny of Iconaster and Glyphodiscus (Goniasteridae; Valvatida; Asteroidea) with descriptions of four new species. Zoosystema 27(1): 131-167. [details]   

identification resource Fisher, W.K. (1911). Asteroidea of the North Pacific and adjacent waters. 1. Phanerozonia and Spinulosida. Bulletin of the US National Museum, 76: xiii+420 pp.122 pls., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7840387 [details]   

identification resource Mah, C.L. (2011). Taxonomy of high-latitude Goniasteridae (Subantarctic & Antarctic): one new genus and three new species with an overview and a key to taxa. Zootaxa. 2759: 1-48., available online at http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/2011/f/z02759p048f.pdf [details]   

identification resource Halpern, J.A. (1970). Goniasteridae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) of the Straits of Florida. Bulletin of Marine Science 20(1): 193-286, available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1970/00000020/00000001/art00010?token=003b13d47e867232d45232b5f24246a5e3b6b635623763568263c7b3817 [details]   
 
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