WoRMS taxon details

Asterias Linnaeus, 1758

123219  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123219)

accepted
Genus
Allasterias Verrill, 1909 (synonym according to Fisher (1923, 1930))
Asteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Parasterias Verrill, 1914 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
Species Asterias argonauta Djakonov, 1950
Species Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)
Species Asterias microdiscus Djakonov, 1950
Species Asterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
Species Asterias rollestoni Bell, 1881
Species Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Species Asterias versicolor Sladen, 1889

Species Asterias arenata Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium, Unidentifiable according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Species Asterias articulata Linnaeus, 1753 (nomen dubium, Invald (pre-1758))
Species Asterias aster Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)
Species Asterias bicolor Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium)
Species Asterias bootes (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (nomen dubium)
Species Asterias echinata Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)
Species Asterias fernandezianus Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen dubium, dubious, mentioned by Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias macropora (Verrill, 1909) (nomen dubium, Type material is juvenile and is lost)
Species Asterias tricolor Risso, 1826 (nomen dubium, absent from Clark's list, status uncertain)
Species Asterias wilkinsoni Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)

Species Asterias alta Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 [not seen] (nomen nudum, Nomen nudum according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias brasiliensis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
Species Asterias brisingoides Perrier, 1885 (nomen nudum)
Species Asterias cayennensis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
Species Asterias conceptionis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
Species Asterias cumpullis Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias echinata Philippi in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias hirtum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias longstaffi Bell, 1908 (nomen nudum, according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias nautarum Bell, 1883 (nomen nudum)
Species Asterias Novaezelandiae Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum, Undescribed)
Species Asterias reticulatum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias roseum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias vulgaris Packard, 1863 (nomen nudum, according to Fisher (1930))

Subgenus Asterias (Coscinasterias) Verrill, 1867 accepted as Coscinasterias Verrill, 1867
Subgenus Asterias (Hydrasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Hydrasterias Sladen, 1889
Subgenus Asterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866 accepted as Leptasterias Verrill, 1866
Subgenus Asterias (Polyasterias) Perrier, 1894 accepted as Polyasterias Perrier, 1894
Subgenus Asterias (Smilasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Smilasterias Sladen, 1889
Subgenus Asterias (Stolasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Stolasterias Sladen, 1889
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) africana Muller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis f. africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) calamaria Gray, 1840 accepted as Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) eustyla Sladen, 1889 accepted as Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) gemmifera Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Coscinasterias echinata (Gray, 1840)
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) stichantha Sladen, 1889 accepted as Distolasterias stichantha (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) tenuispina Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) volsellata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Coronaster volsellatus (Sladen, 1889) (synonym)
Subgenus Asterias (Urasterias) Verrill, 1909 accepted as Urasterias Verrill, 1909
  » Species Asterias (Urasterias) forcipulata Verrill, 1909 accepted as Stylasterias forreri (deLoriol, 1887) (Synonym according to Fisher (1928))
Species Asterias acanthostoma Verrill, 1909 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym)
Species Asterias acervata Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1861) (synonym)
Species Asterias acervispinis Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
Species Asterias aculeata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Asterias acutispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) acutispina (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Asterias aequalis Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias aequalis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Asterias affinis Brandt, 1835 accepted as Solaster affinis (Brandt, 1835)
Species Asterias africana Muller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Marthasterias africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Asterias alba Bell, 1881 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias alboverrucosa Brandt, 1835 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
Species Asterias albulua (Stimpson, 1853) accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853)
Species Asterias alternata Say, 1825 accepted as Luidia alternata (Say, 1825)
Species Asterias alveolata Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
Species Asterias angulosa Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1788 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias anomala Verrill, 1909 accepted as Asterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
Species Asterias antarctica Studer, 1884 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (Synonym and homonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Asterias arancia Dewhurst, 1834 accepted as Ctenodiscus crispatus (Bruzelius, 1805) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias aranciaca Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Asterias aranciata Parelius, 1768 accepted as Psilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Lapsus for A. aranciaca Linnaeus 1758, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias arctica Murdoch, 1885 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Asterias arenicola Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)
  » Variety Asterias arenicola var. lacazei (Perrier, 1869) accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias articulata Say, 1825 accepted as Astropecten articulatus (Say, 1825)
Species Asterias aspera O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias atlantica Verrill, 1868 accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias attenuata Bell, 1891 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Species Asterias aurantiaca Tiedemann, 1816 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
Species Asterias aurantiacus Meyen, 1834 accepted as Stichaster aurantiacus (Meyen, 1834) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias austera Verrill, 1895 accepted as Leptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)
Species Asterias belli Studer, 1884 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (Synonym according to Bell (1908))
Species Asterias bidentata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Ophiacantha bidentata (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym)
Species Asterias bifida Pennant, 1777 accepted as Antedon bifida (Pennant, 1777) (basionym)
Species Asterias bispinosa Otto, 1823 accepted as Astropecten bispinosus (Otto, 1823) (synonym)
Species Asterias borbonica Perrier, 1875 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875
Species Asterias borealis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to Verrill (1895))
Species Asterias brachiata Perrier, 1875 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Verrill (1914) and Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias brachiata Montagu, 1804 accepted as Acrocnida brachiata (Montagu, 1804) (moved to genus Acrocnida by Gislén (1926))
Species Asterias brandti Bell, 1881 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881)
Species Asterias brevispina Stimpson, 1857 accepted as Pisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857)
Species Asterias briareus Verrill, 1882 accepted as Coronaster briareus (Verrill, 1882)
Species Asterias calamaria Gray, 1840 accepted as Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)
  » Variety Asterias calamaria var. reischeki Farquhar, 1909
  » Variety Asterias calamaria var. japonica Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) (var. japonica is synonym according to Liao in Liao & Clark (1995))
Species Asterias calcar Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Patiriella calcar (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias calcitrapa Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Astropecten calcitrapa (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias camtschatica Brandt, 1835 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
Species Asterias canariensis d'Orbigny, 1839 accepted as Narcissia canariensis (d'Orbigny, 1839)
Species Asterias capensis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Allostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875)
Species Asterias capitata Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster capitatus (Stimpson, 1862) (Subspecies according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias caput-medusae Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Gorgonocephalus caputmedusae (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Asterias carinifera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asteropsis carinifera (Lamarck, 1816) (Basyonym)
Species Asterias cartilaginea Fleming, 1828 accepted as Palmipes membranaceus (Retzius, 1783) (synonym)
Species Asterias ciliaris Philippi, 1837 accepted as Luidia ciliaris (Philippi, 1837)
Species Asterias ciliata O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Asterias clathrata Pennant, 1777 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Asterias clathrata Say, 1825 accepted as Luidia clathrata (Say, 1825)
Species Asterias clavigera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Mithrodia clavigera (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias compta Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Asterias conferta Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster confertus (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Asterias contorta Perrier, 1881 accepted as Sclerasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881)
Species Asterias cordifera Bosc, 1802 accepted as Hemipholis elongata (Say, 1825)
Species Asterias coriacea Grube, 1840 accepted as Hacelia attenuata Gray, 1840 (synonym)
Species Asterias crassispina H.L. Clark, 1941 accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) (synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Asterias crassispinis Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias rathbuni crassispinis Djakonov, 1950
Species Asterias cribraria Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias cribraria (Stimpson, 1862) (synonym according to Fisher (1930) and Djakonov (1950))
Species Asterias crispata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Ctenodiscus crispatus (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym)
Species Asterias cumingii Gray, 1840 accepted as Heliaster cumingi (Gray, 1840)
Species Asterias cunninghami Perrier, 1875 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias cuspidata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Goniodiscus cuspidatus (Gray, 1840) (In Goniodiscus according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias cylindricus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophidiaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias decemradiatus Brandt, 1835 accepted as Solaster stimpsoni Verrill, 1880
Species Asterias discoidea Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Culcita schmideliana (Bruzelius, 1805) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias distichum (Brandt, 1851) accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym)
Species Asterias dorsatus Linnaeus, 1753 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Asterias douglasi Perrier, 1875 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias dubia Verrill, 1909 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias echinata Delle Chiaje, 1828 accepted as Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) (synonym)
Species Asterias echinites Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Verrill (1914))
Species Asterias echinophora Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Echinaster (Othilia) echinophorus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias echinus Gervais, 1841 accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Asterias edmundi Ludwig, 1897 accepted as Sclerasterias neglecta (Perrier, 1891) (synonym)
Species Asterias endeca Linnaeus, 1771 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (synonym)
  » Variety Asterias endeca var. decemradiata Brandt, 1835 accepted as Asterias decemradiatus Brandt, 1835 (according to Fisher (1911))
Species Asterias enopla Verrill, 1895 accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
Species Asterias epichlora Brandt, 1835 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Asterias equestris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (synonym)
Species Asterias equestris Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Stellaster equestris (Bruzelius, 1805)
Species Asterias euryale Retzius, 1783 accepted as Astrocladus euryale (Retzius, 1783)
Species Asterias eustyla Sladen, 1889 accepted as Sclerasterias eustyla (Sladen, 1889)
Species Asterias exigua Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Patiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias exigua Delle Chiaje, 1827 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Asterias exquisita de Loriol, 1887 accepted as Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Asterias fabricii Agassiz in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym according to Verrill (1895))
Species Asterias fascicularis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Tarsaster fascicularis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Asterias fernandensis Meissner, 1896 accepted as Astrostole platei (Meissner, 1896) (Synonym)
Species Asterias filiformis O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Amphiura filiformis (O.F. Müller, 1776) (synonym)
Species Asterias fissispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster fissispinus (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Asterias flabellifera Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias forreri de Loriol, 1887 accepted as Stylasterias forreri (deLoriol, 1887) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias fragilis Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789 accepted as Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias fulgens Sladen, 1889 accepted as Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias fulva Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (unaccepted, Synonym)
Species Asterias fungifera Perrier, 1875 accepted as Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
Species Asterias gelatinosa Meyen, 1834 accepted as Meyenaster gelatinosus (Meyen, 1834) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias georgiana Studer, 1885 accepted as Ctenasterias georgiana (Studer, 1885) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias germaini Perrier, 1875 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (unaccepted, Synonym)
Species Asterias gibbosa Pennant, 1777 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias gigantea Stimpson, 1857 accepted as Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias gigas Linnaeus, 1753 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Synonym (name invalidated by date))
Species Asterias glacialis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias glomerata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias gracilis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias gracilispinis Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias granifera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asteracanthion graniferus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias granularis Retzius, 1783 accepted as Ceramaster granularis (Retzius, 1783) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) accepted as Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias gunneri Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Doderlein (1900))
Species Asterias hartii (Rathbun, 1879) accepted as Allostichaster hartii (Rathbun, 1879) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias helianthemoides Pennant, 1777 accepted as Crossaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias helianthoides Brandt, 1835 accepted as Pycnopodia helianthoides (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias helianthus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asteracanthion helianthus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias hexactis Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias hispida Pennant, 1777 accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri celtica A.M. Clark in Clark & Downey, 1992 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias holsatica Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias hyadesi Perrier, 1886 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias hyperborea Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias ianthina Brandt, 1835 accepted as Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias imperati Delle Chiaje, 1841 accepted as Luidia ciliaris (Philippi, 1837) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias inermis Bell, 1881 accepted as Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias irregularis Pennant, 1777 accepted as Astropecten irregularis irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias janthina Brandt, 1835 accepted as Asterias ianthina Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted, Misspelling)
Species Asterias japonica Bell, 1881 accepted as Aphelasterias japonica (Bell, 1881) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias jehennesi Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias johnstoni Gray in Johnston, 1836 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias jonstoni Delle Chiaje, 1827 accepted as Astropecten jonstoni (Delle Chiaje, 1827) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias katherinae Gray, 1840 accepted as Asteracanthion katherinae (Gray, 1840) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias koehleri de Loriol, 1897 accepted as Orthasterias koehleri (deLoriol, 1897) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias lacazei (Perrier, 1869) accepted as Asterias arenicola var. lacazei (Perrier, 1869) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Linckia laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias latissima Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias lincki de Blainville, 1830 accepted as Protoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias linckii (Muller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, Homonym)
Species Asterias linearis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Coscinasterias linearis (Perrier, 1881) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853) accepted as Leptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias longicauda Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Ophioderma longicauda (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias longipes Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Chaetaster longipes (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias luetkeni Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster luetkeni (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Asterias luna Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Anseropoda rosacea (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias madeirensis Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias mammillata Audouin, 1826 accepted as Pentaceraster mammillatus (Audouin, 1826) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias margaritifera Brandt in Fisher, 1930 accepted as Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias mazophorus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 accepted as Sclerasterias mazophora (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias membranacea Retzius, 1783 accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Asterias meridionalis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Diplasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias militaris O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Asteriscus militaris (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias milleporella Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Fromia milleporella (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias miniata Brandt, 1835 accepted as Patiria miniata (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Asterias minuta Linnaeus, 1761 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym according to Madsen (1987))
Species Asterias minuta Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, synonym according to Madsen (1987))
Species Asterias minuta de Blainville, 1834 accepted as Patiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias mollis Hutton, 1872 accepted as Sclerasterias mollis (Hutton, 1872) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias mülleri (M. Sars, 1846) accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (unaccepted, Spelling variation for Asterias muelleri)
Species Asterias multiclava Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias multifora Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophidiaster multiforis (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias multiradiata Gray, 1840 accepted as Heliaster solaris A.H. Clark, 1920 (unaccepted, Homonym)
Species Asterias multiradiata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Capillaster multiradiata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Asterias murrayi Bell, 1891 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym according to Mortensen (1927))
Species Asterias nanimensis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Lethasterias nanimensis (Verrill, 1914) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias neglecta Bell, 1881 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias nigra Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789 accepted as Ophiocomina nigra (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias nipon Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Distolasterias nipon (Döderlein, 1902) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias noctiluca Viviani, 1805 accepted as Amphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (unaccepted, according to Millott in Boolootian (1966))
Species Asterias nodosa Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias normani Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias nuda Perrier, 1875 accepted as Uniophora nuda (Perrier, 1875) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias obtusangula Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Oreaster obtusangulus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias obtusata Bory de St. Vincent, 1827 accepted as Pentaster obtusatus (Bory de St. Vincent, 1827) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias obtusispinosa Bell, 1881 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias ocellifera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Nectria ocellifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Asterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851) accepted as Leptasterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias ochracea Brandt, 1835 accepted as Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias octagona Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Patiriella calcar (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, Synonym as restricted by Gray (1840))
Species Asterias oculata Pennant, 1777 accepted as Henricia oculata (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias oligactes Pallas, 1788 accepted as Asteroschema oligactes (Pallas, 1788) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias ophidiana Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophidiaster ophidianus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias ophiura Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias pallida (A. Agassiz, 1866) accepted as Asteracanthion pallidus A. Agassiz, 1866 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias palmipes Olivi, 1792 accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, Synonym)
Species Asterias panopla Stuxberg, 1879 accepted as Icasterias panopla (Stuxberg, 1879) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias papposus Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Solaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias papulosa Verrill, 1909 accepted as Pisaster papulosus (Verrill, 1909) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias papyracea Konrad, 1814 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Asterias paucispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster paucispinus (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias pectinata Brandt, 1835 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias pectinata Couch, 1840 accepted as Luidia ciliaris (Philippi, 1837) (unaccepted, synonym according to Forbes (1841))
Species Asterias pectinata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Comatula (Comatula) pectinata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Asterias pedicellaris Koehler, 1907 accepted as Notasterias pedicellaris (Koehler, 1907) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias penicillaris Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asterinopsis penicillaris (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias pentacantha Delle Chiaje, 1827 accepted as Astropecten irregularis pentacanthus (Delle Chiaje, 1827) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias pentacanthus Simroth, 1889 accepted as Astropecten hermatophilus Sladen, 1883 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Asterias pentacyphus Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias pentagonula Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Anthenea pentagonula (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777 accepted as Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias perforata O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Henricia perforata (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Asterias perrieri E. A. Smith, 1876 accepted as Anasterias perrieri (E. A. Smith, 1876) (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Asterias pertusa O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Linckia pertusa (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias petalodea Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Astropecten petalodea (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, original name of Astropecten petalodea)
Species Asterias philippii Bell, 1881 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1926))
Species Asterias phrygiana Parelius, 1768 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (unaccepted, original name)
Species Asterias placenta Pennant, 1777 accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias planci Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias platyacantha Philippi, 1837 accepted as Astropecten platyacanthus (Philippi, 1837) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias pleyadella Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Goniodiscus pleyadella (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias polaris Sabine, 1824 accepted as Ctenodiscus crispatus (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias polyplax (Muller & Troschel, 1844) accepted as Allostichaster polyplax (Müller & Troschel, 1844) (unaccepted, subsequent combination)
Species Asterias polythela Verrill, 1909 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
Species Asterias problema Lutken, 1872 accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias pulchella de Blainville, 1834 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Asterias pulvillus O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Porania (Porania) pulvillus (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias punctata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Petricia vernicina (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias rarispina Perrier, 1875 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias reticulata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias richardi Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882 accepted as Sclerasterias richardi (Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias rodolphi Perrier, 1875 accepted as Astrostole rodolphi (Perrier, 1875) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias rosacea Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asteriscus rosaceus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias rosea O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Linckia rosea (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Asterias rubra Delle Chiaje, 18?? accepted as Ophiothrix fragilis (Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias rugispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias rumphii Parelius, 1768 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias rupicola Verrill, 1876 accepted as Anasterias rupicola (Verrill, 1876) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias rustica Gray, 1840 accepted as Meyenaster gelatinosus (Meyen, 1834) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias saanichensis deLoriol, 1897 accepted as Evasterias alveolata Verrill, 1914 (unaccepted, synonym according to A.M. Clark & Mah 1996: 276)
Species Asterias sagena Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Echinaster (Echinaster) sepositus (Retzius, 1783) (unaccepted, synonym according to Torotnese & Madsen (1979))
Species Asterias sanguinolenta O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Henricia sanguinolenta (O.F. Müller, 1776) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias satsumana Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Sclerasterias satsumana (Döderlein, 1902) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias savaresi Delle Chiaje, 1827 accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonym to Gray (1866))
Species Asterias savignyi Audouin, 1826 accepted as Luidia savignyi (Audouin, 1826) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias scaber Hutton, 1872 accepted as Astrostole scabra (Hutton, 1872) (unaccepted, original name)
Species Asterias scalprifera Sladen, 1889 accepted as Smilasterias scalprifera (Sladen, 1889) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias schmideliana Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Culcita schmideliana (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias sebae de Blainville, 1830 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias senegalensis Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Luidia senegalensis (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias sentus Say, 1825 accepted as Echinaster (Othilia) sentus (Say, 1825) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias seposita Retzius, 1783 accepted as Echinaster (Echinaster) sepositus (Retzius, 1783) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias sertulifera Xantus, 1860 accepted as Astrometis sertulifera (Xantus, 1860) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias setosa Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Ophiacantha setosa (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias similispinis H.L. Clark, 1908 accepted as Leptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias sinusoida Perrier, 1875 accepted as Uniophora granifera (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
Species Asterias solaris Carpenter, 1856 accepted as Heliaster cumingi (Gray, 1840) (unaccepted, Probable synonym according to H.L. Clark (1909))
Species Asterias solaris Schreber, 1793 accepted as Echinities solaris (Schreber, 1793) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1955))
Species Asterias spectabilis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Leipoldt (1895))
Species Asterias spinosa Pennant, 1777 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias spinosa Say, 1825 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Asterias spinosa Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Echinaster (Othilia) echinophorus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, Homonym)
Species Asterias spinulosus Philippi, 1837 accepted as Astropecten spinulosus (Philippi, 1837) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias spirabilis Bell, 1881 accepted as Anasterias spirabilis (Bell, 1881) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias spitzbergensis Danielssen & Koren, 1881 accepted as Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias spongiosa Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Henricia spongiosa (O. Fabricius, 1780) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias squamata Delle Chiaje, 1828 accepted as Amphipholis squamata (Delle Chiaje, 1828) (unaccepted, transferred to Amphipholis)
Species Asterias steineni Studer, 1885 accepted as Neosmilaster steineni (Studer, 1885) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias stellionura Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias stichantha Sladen, 1889 accepted as Distolasterias stichantha (Sladen, 1889) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias striata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Valvaster striatus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias studeri Bell, 1881 accepted as Diplasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias subinermis Philippi, 1837 accepted as Astropecten subinermis (Philippi, 1837) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias subulata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Chaetaster longipes (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Asterias sulcifera Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias tanneri Verrill, 1880 accepted as Sclerasterias tanneri (Verrill, 1880) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias tenella Retzius, 1783 accepted as Hathrometra tenella (Retzius, 1783) (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Asterias tenera Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias tenorii Delle Chiaje, 1825 accepted as Ophiura tenorii (Delle Chiaje, 1825) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias tenuispina Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asterias (Stolasterias) tenuispina Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Asterias tessellata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias tomidata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias torquata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Aphelasterias japonica (Bell, 1881) (unaccepted, synonym according to Hayashi (1938))
Species Asterias triremis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Smilasterias triremis (Sladen, 1889) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias trochiscus Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Asterina trochiscus (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, Doubtful validity according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias troschelii Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias umbilicata Konrad, 1814 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, A synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Asterias undulata O.F. Mueller, 1784 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias vancouveri Perrier, 1875 accepted as Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias varia (Philippi, 1870) accepted as Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias variolata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Nardoa variolata (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias vernicina Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asteropsis vernicina (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias verrilli Bell, 1881 accepted as Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias verrucosa Risso, 1826 accepted as Chaetaster longipes (Bruzelius, 1805) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Asterias verruculata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias vesiculosa Sladen, 1889 accepted as Diplasterias meridionalis (Perrier, 1875) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias vestita Say, 1825 accepted as Tethyaster vestitus (Say, 1825) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias victoriana Verrill, 1909 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (unaccepted, Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
Species Asterias violacea O.F. Mueller, 1788 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias volsellata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Coronaster volsellatus (Sladen, 1889) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias vulgaris Verrill, 1866 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
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Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofStellonia Nardo, 1834) Nardo, J.D. (1834). De Asteriis. Isis von Oken. 1834: 716-717., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/87984#page/388/mode/1up
page(s): 716 [details]   

original description  (ofUraster L. Agassiz, 1836) Agassiz, L. (1836). Prodrome d'une Monographie des Radiaires ou Echinodermes. Mémoires de la Société des Sciences naturelles de Neuchâtel. 1, 168-199., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40297#page/180/mode/1up
page(s): 191 [details]   

original description  (ofAllasterias Verrill, 1909) Verrill, A.E. (1909). Description of new genera and species of starfishes from the North Pacific coast of America. American Journal of Science 28: 59-70., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/124423#page/75/mode/1up
page(s): 65 [details]   

original description  (ofParasterias Verrill, 1914) Verrill, A.E. (1914). Monograph of the shallow-water starfishes of the North Pacific coast from the Arctic Ocean to California. Harriman Alaska series: US National Museum 14: 1-408 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/20755223
page(s): 53 [details]   

original description  (ofAsteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1840). Ueber die Gattungen der Asterien. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 6: 318-326., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31587#page/328/mode/1up
page(s): 320 [details]   

original description  (ofAsteracanthium Brandt, 1851) Brandt, J.F. (1851). Bemerkungen uber die Asteriden und Echiniden Ochtskischen, Kamtschatischen und Behringschen Meeres. A. Th. v. Middendorff, Reise in den aussersten Norden and Osten Sibiriens, etc.,. vol. 2, pt. 1; Echinodermen, Ddr. F. Brandt und E. Grube pp. 27-34., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114010#page/41/mode/1up
page(s): 27 [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]   

basis of record  (ofStellonia Nardo, 1834) 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  (ofAsteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840) Clark, A.M.and Mah, C. (2001). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 4. Forcipulatida and Brisingida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (2001). Echinoderm Studies, 6: pp. 229-347 (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofAsteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840) 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]   

basis of record  (ofAllasterias Verrill, 1909) 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]   

basis of record  (ofUraster L. Agassiz, 1836) 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]   

basis of record  (ofAsteracanthium Brandt, 1851) 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]   

basis of record  (ofParasterias Verrill, 1914) 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]   
 



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