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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Genus)
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 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Parastropecten) (Ludwig, 1905) · accepted, alternate representation
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  original description Smith, E. A. (1876). Descriptions of species of Asteridae and Ophiuridae from Kerguelen Islands. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 4th series,vol.17: 105-113., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19267007
page(s): 110 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorウスモミジガイ  [details]
Direct child
taxa (21)

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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 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrophodiscus Fisher, 1917 (alternate representation)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Trophodiscus) almus Fisher, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrophodiscus almus 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 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 Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
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.; Hansson, H. (2008). Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123250 on 2017-08-23
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