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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876 
AphiaID: 123250

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 editorPaxillosida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyphaster Verrill, 1909 (Synonym according to Fisher (1911, 1940).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879 (Synonym of Leptychaster according to Fisher (1911))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Leptychaster) E. A. Smith, 1876
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Parastropecten) (Ludwig, 1905)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParastropecten Ludwig, 1905 (Subgenus according to Fisher (1940).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPriamaster Koehler, 1912 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Sources  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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster anomalus Fisher, 1906
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster antarcticus Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster flexuosus (Koehler, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster inermis (Ludwig, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster magnificus (Koehler, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster melchiorensis (Bernasconi, 1969)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster pacificus Fisher, 1906
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster propinquus Fisher, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster stellatus Ziesenhenne, 1942

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Leptychaster) E. A. Smith, 1876 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876 (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Parastropecten) (Ludwig, 1905) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876 (alternate representation)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Parastropecten) inermis (Ludwig, 1905) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster inermis (Ludwig, 1905) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Parastropecten) stellatus Ziesenhenne, 1942 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster stellatus Ziesenhenne, 1942 (alternate representation)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Trophodiscus) (Fisher, 1917) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrophodiscus Fisher, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster accrescens (Koehler, 1920) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacroptychaster accrescens (Koehler, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster almus Fisher, 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrophodiscus almus Fisher, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster mendosus Koehler, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis mendosus (Koehler, 1923)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster microplax Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus microplax Djakonov, 1950
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster millespina Verrill, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster pacificus Fisher, 1906
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
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:123250
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2006-04-26 17:33:24Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-10-15 05:25:22Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123250 on 2014-09-21
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