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Leptasterias Verrill, 1866

123222  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123222)

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Genus
Subgenus Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) Djakonov, 1938
Subgenus Leptasterias (Eoleptasterias) Djakonov, 1938
Subgenus Leptasterias (Hexasterias) Fisher, 1930
  » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
  » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
  » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914
  » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930
  » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
  » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) bartletti Clark, A.H., 1940 accepted as Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Leptasterias (Hexasterias) shantarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei shantarica Djakonov, 1938
Subgenus Leptasterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866
Subgenus Leptasterias (Nesasterias) Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias aequalis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias aleutica Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Leptasterias asteira Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)
Species Leptasterias canuti Heding, 1936
Species Leptasterias clavispina Heding, 1936
Species Leptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1886)
Species Leptasterias degerboelli Heding, 1935
Species Leptasterias derbeki Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias derjungini Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias fisheri Djakonov, 1929
Species Leptasterias floccosa (Levinsen, 1886)
Species Leptasterias granulata Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
Species Leptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias hirsuta Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias hispida (Forbes, 1840)
Species Leptasterias hispidella Verrill, 1895
Species Leptasterias hylodes Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Leptasterias insolens Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias kussakini Baranova, 1962
Species Leptasterias leptalea Verrill, 1914
Species Leptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)
Species Leptasterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851)
Species Leptasterias orientalis Djakonov, 1929
Species Leptasterias pusilla Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias sibirica Djakonov, 1930
Species Leptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908)
Species Leptasterias squamulata Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias stolacantha Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias subarctica Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias tatei Clark & Jewett, 2015
Species Leptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938

Species Leptasterias mexicanum (Lutken, 1859) (nomen dubium)

Species Leptasterias alaskensis (Verrill, 1909) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
Species Leptasterias bartletti A.H. Clark, 1940 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) bartletti Clark, A.H., 1940 accepted as Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Grainger (1966: 50))
Species Leptasterias camtschatica (Brandt, 1835) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
Species Leptasterias coei Verrill, 1914 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914
Species Leptasterias leptodoma Fisher, 1930 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930
Species Leptasterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) represented as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
Species Leptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Leptasterias polymorpha Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias schmidti Djakonov, 1938 represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938

Species Leptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1861) accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861)
Species Leptasterias aphelonota Fisher, 1930 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861)
Species Leptasterias carinata Heding, 1935 accepted as Leptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Leptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Leptasterias confinis Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840)
Species Leptasterias cribraria (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (synonym according to Fisher (1930) and Djakonov (1950))
Species Leptasterias dispar Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica dispar Verrill, 1914
Species Leptasterias epichlora (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Leptasterias fascicularis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Tarsaster fascicularis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Leptasterias glomerata Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Leptasterias hartii Rathbun, 1879 accepted as Allostichaster hartii (Rathbun, 1879)
Species Leptasterias inaequalis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Leptasterias intermedia Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861) (Homonym)
Species Leptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1886 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885) (Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
Species Leptasterias macouni Verrill, 1914 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Fisher (1923))
Species Leptasterias meridionalis Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias fisheri meridionalis Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias obtecta Verrill, 1914 accepted as Leptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) represented as Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Leptasterias tatarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias derbeki tatarica Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias ushakovi Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris ushakovi Djakonov, 1938
Species Leptasterias vancouveri (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Leptasterias hexactis vancouveri (Perrier, 1875) (Subspecies according to Fisher (1930))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 350 [details]   
Taxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov (1929, 1938) have not been completely evaluated within the context of a...  
Taxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov (1929, 1938) have not been completely evaluated within the context of a comprehensive treatment. Taxa within the Leptasterias species complex have not been rigorously evaluated and are often poorly differentiated. [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Leptasterias Verrill, 1866. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123222 on 2018-05-22
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 350 [details]   

original description  (ofEoleptasterias Djakonov, 1938) Djakonov, A.M. (1938). Monographische Bearbeitung der Asteriden des westlichen Nordpazifik (Die Gattung Leptasterias). Trudy Zoologischeskogo Instituta Akademiya Nauk SSSR (Lenningrad). 4(5): 749-914.
page(s): 814 [details]   

original description  (ofCtenasterias 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  (ofAsterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866) Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 350 [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 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  (ofEoleptasterias Djakonov, 1938) 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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Taxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov (1929, 1938) have not been completely evaluated within the context of a comprehensive treatment. Taxa within the Leptasterias species complex have not been rigorously evaluated and are often poorly differentiated. [details]
 



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