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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 
AphiaID: 123228

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 editorStichasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichasteridae Perrier, 1885
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelasterias Verrill, 1867 (Synonym according to Fisher (1922, 1930))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTonia Gray, 1840 (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Sources  original description 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): 321 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster australis (Verrill, 1867)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster striatus Müller & Troschel, 1840

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster albulus (Stimpson, 1853) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster arcticus Danielssen & Koren, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichastrella rosea (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster aurantiacus (Meyen, 1834) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster striatus Müller & Troschel, 1840
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster felipes Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias felipes (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster insignis Farquhar, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster insignis (Farquhar, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster littoralis Farquhar, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias suteri (deLoriol, 1894)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster nutrix Studer, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGranaster nutrix (Studer, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster polygrammus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster polyplax (Muller & Troschel, 1844) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster polyplax (Müller & Troschel, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster roseus (O.F. Müller, 1776) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichastrella rosea (O.F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster suteri de Loriol, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias suteri (deLoriol, 1894)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster talismani Perrier, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeomorphaster talismani (Perrier 1885) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPedicellaster margaritaceus Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeomorphaster margaritaceus (Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Placed in family Asteriidae in the printed verion of ERMS [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123228
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-06-08 22:54:21Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-10-22 01:37:08Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2008-12-26 05:08:28Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Stichaster Müller & Troschel, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123228 on 2017-09-21
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