WoRMS taxon details

Pontaster Sladen, 1885

123244  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123244)

accepted
Genus
Species Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)

Species Pontaster coronatus (Perrier, 1884) accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
Species Pontaster cribellum Alcock, 1893 accepted as Cheiraster cribellum (Alcock, 1893)
Species Pontaster echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875)
Species Pontaster forcipatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885 (synonym)
Species Pontaster hebitus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) (Synonym according to Verrill (1894))
Species Pontaster hispidus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 accepted as Pectinaster mimicus (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
Species Pontaster limbatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) (Synonym according to Mortensen (1927))
Species Pontaster marionis (Perrier, 1885) accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) (Synonym according to Ludwig (1910))
Species Pontaster mimicus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pectinaster mimicus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Pontaster mirabilis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Pontaster nitida Koehler, 1909 accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Pontaster oligoporus Perrier, 1894 accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
Species Pontaster oxyacanthus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) oxyacanthus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Pontaster perplexus Perrier, 1894 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) (Synonym according to A.M> Clark (1981).)
Species Pontaster pilosus Alcock, 1893 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) pilosus (Alcock, 1893)
Species Pontaster planeta Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) planeta (Sladen, 1889)
Species Pontaster platynota Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Pontaster pristinus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Pectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
Species Pontaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Persephonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881)
Species Pontaster sepitus (Verrill, 1885) accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885)
Species Pontaster subtuberculatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster subtuberculatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Pontaster teres Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) teres (Sladen, 1889)
Species Pontaster trullipes Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster trullipes (Sladen, 1889)
Species Pontaster venustus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sladen, W.P. (1885). The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger. Narrative. Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 under the command of Captain George S. Nares ... and the late Captain Frank Tourle Thomson, R.N. vol. 1: pt.2: 501-794., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/194863#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 610 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Pontaster Sladen, 1885. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123244 on 2018-05-23
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original description Sladen, W.P. (1885). The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger. Narrative. Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 under the command of Captain George S. Nares ... and the late Captain Frank Tourle Thomson, R.N. vol. 1: pt.2: 501-794., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/194863#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 610 [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 Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request]