WoRMS taxon details

Odontasteridae Verrill, 1899

123136  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123136)

accepted
Family
Gnathasteridae Koehler, 1924 (Invalidated by the synonymy of Gnathaster Sladen 1889 with Odontaster Verrrill, 1880)
Genus Acodontaster Verrill, 1899
Genus Diabocilla McKnight, 2006
Genus Diplodontias Fisher, 1908
Genus Eurygonias Farquhar, 1913
Genus Hoplaster Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882
Genus Odontaster Verrill, 1880

Genus Asterodon Perrier, 1891 accepted as Odontaster Verrill, 1880 (synonym)
Genus Epidontaster Koehler, 1920 accepted as Odontaster Verrill, 1880 (synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Gnathaster Sladen, 1889 accepted as Odontaster Verrill, 1880 (A synonym of Odontaster Verrill 1880 ccording to Fisher (1911))
Genus Gnathodon Verrill, 1899 accepted as Odontaster Verrill, 1880 (synonym-lapsus for Odontaster according to Fisher (1940).)
Genus Goniodon Perrier, 1894 accepted as Diplodontias Fisher, 1908 (A junior homonym of Goniodon Herrick 1888 (Mollusca) but replaceable by DiplodontiasFisher 1908.)
Genus Gymnognathaster Döderlein, 1928 accepted as Odontaster Verrill, 1880 (A synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Heuresaster Bell, 1908 accepted as Acodontaster Verrill, 1899 (Synonym of Acodontaster according to Fisher (1940).)
Genus Metadontaster Koehler, 1920 accepted as Acodontaster Verrill, 1899 (A synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Peridontaster Koehler, 1920 accepted as Odontaster Verrill, 1880 (synonym)
Genus Pseudontaster Koehler, 1912 accepted as Acodontaster Verrill, 1899
Genus Tridontaster Koehler, 1920 accepted as Acodontaster Verrill, 1899 (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
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): 201 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Odontasteridae Verrill, 1899. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123136 on 2018-02-20
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original description 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): 201 [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 Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

identification resource Alton, M.S. (1966).A new sea-star from the northeastern Pacific Ocean, Asthenactis fisheri n. sp., with a review of the family Myxasteridae.Deep-Sea Research 13: 687-697 [details]