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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866 
AphiaID: 123222

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 editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteracanthion muelleri M. Sars, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriidae Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenasterias Verrill, 1914 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEoleptasterias Djakonov, 1938 (synonym)
Sources  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]

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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorコヒトデ  [details]
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taxa (94)

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 Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Endogenasterias) Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Endogenasterias) siberica Djakonov, 1930 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias siberica Djakonov, 1930 (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) Djakonov, 1938
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) derbeki Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias derbeki Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) derjungini Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias derjungini Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) granulata Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias granulata Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) squamulata Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias squamulata Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938 (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) Fisher, 1930
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) alaskensis (Verrill, 1909)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) bartletti Clark, A.H., 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) shantarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) coei shantarica Djakonov, 1938
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) danica (Levinsen, 1887) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1887) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) islandica Levinsen, 1887 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885) (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Nesasterias) Fisher, 1930
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Nesasterias) stolacantha Fisher, 1930 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias stolacantha Fisher, 1930 (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias aequalis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias aleutica Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias asteira Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias canuti Heding, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias clavispina Heding, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias danica (Levinsen, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias degerboelli Heding, 1935
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias derbeki Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias derjungini Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias fisheri Djakonov, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias floccosa (Levinsen, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias granulata Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hexactis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hirsuta Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hispida (Forbes, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hispidella Verrill, 1895
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hylodes Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias insolens Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias kussakini Baranova, 1962
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias leptalea Verrill, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias orientalis Djakonov, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias pusilla Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias siberica Djakonov, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias similispinis (H.L. Clark, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias squamulata Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias stolacantha Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias subarctica Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias tatei Clark & Jewett, 2015
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias tenera (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias vinogradovi Djakonov, 1938

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias mexicanum (Lutken, 1859) (nomen dubium)

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

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1861) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias aphelonota Fisher, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias carinata Heding, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hyperborea (Danielssen & Koren, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias confinis Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias cribraria (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias dispar Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica dispar Verrill, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias epichlora (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias fascicularis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTarsaster fascicularis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias glomerata Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hartii Rathbun, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster hartii (Rathbun, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias inaequalis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias intermedia Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias macouni Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias meridionalis Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias fisheri meridionalis Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias obtecta Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Endogenasterias) groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias tatarica Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias derbeki tatarica Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias ushakovi Djakonov, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris ushakovi Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias vancouveri (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias hexactis vancouveri (Perrier, 1875)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123222
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-12-31 03:51:57Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Leptasterias. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123222 on 2017-07-22
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