WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias Verrill, 1866

123222

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accepted
Genus
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Endogenasterias) Djakonov, 1938
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Eoleptasterias) Djakonov, 1938
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)
  » 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
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Nesasterias) Fisher, 1930
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, 1886)
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, 1886)
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 sibirica 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)
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) (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)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias coei Verrill, 1914 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) coei Verrill, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias leptodoma Fisher, 1930 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) leptodoma Fisher, 1930
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Leptasterias) muelleri (M. Sars, 1846)
Species 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 polymorpha Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polymorpha Djakonov, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias schmidti Djakonov, 1938 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) schmidti Djakonov, 1938

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) (synonym according to Fisher (1930) and Djakonov (1950))
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) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
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) (Homonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias islandica Levinsen, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885) (Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias macouni Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Fisher (1923))
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) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
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) (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]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Many of the subgenera established by Djakonov...  
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]
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 2017-11-20

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEoleptasterias 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenasterias 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias (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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEoleptasterias 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]   
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]
 



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omnivore [details]
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scavenger [details]
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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorコヒトデ  [details]