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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster Sladen, 1885 
AphiaID: 123244

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 editorValvatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotomyotida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten tenuispinus Düben & Koren, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopectinidae Verrill, 1899
Sources  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
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster coronatus (Perrier, 1884) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster cribellum Alcock, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster cribellum (Alcock, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster forcipatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster hebitus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster hispidus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaster mimicus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster limbatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster marionis (Perrier, 1885) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster mimicus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaster mimicus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster mirabilis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster nitida Koehler, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster oligoporus Perrier, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster oxyacanthus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) oxyacanthus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster perplexus Perrier, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster pilosus Alcock, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) pilosus (Alcock, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster planeta Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) planeta (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster platynota Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster pristinus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinaster filholi Perrier, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster sepitus (Verrill, 1885) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster subtuberculatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster subtuberculatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster teres Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) teres (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster trullipes Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster trullipes (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster venustus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123244
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2009-01-20 02:53:29Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2009). Pontaster. 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=123244 on 2017-08-22
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