WoRMS taxon details

Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876

123250  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123250)

accepted
Genus
Glyphaster Verrill, 1909 (Synonym according to Fisher (1911, 1940).)
Leptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879 (Synonym of Leptychaster according to Fisher (1911))
Leptychaster (Leptychaster) E. A. Smith, 1876· accepted, alternate representation
Leptychaster (Parastropecten) (Ludwig, 1905)· accepted, alternate representation
Parastropecten Ludwig, 1905 (Subgenus according to Fisher (1940).)
Priamaster Koehler, 1912 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Leptychaster anomalus Fisher, 1906
Species Leptychaster antarcticus Sladen, 1889
Species Leptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
Species Leptychaster flexuosus (Koehler, 1920)
Species Leptychaster inermis (Ludwig, 1905)
Species Leptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876
Species Leptychaster magnificus (Koehler, 1912)
Species Leptychaster melchiorensis Bernasconi, 1969
Species Leptychaster pacificus Fisher, 1906
Species Leptychaster propinquus Fisher, 1910
Species Leptychaster stellatus Ziesenhenne, 1942

Subgenus Leptychaster (Leptychaster) E. A. Smith, 1876 represented as Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
Subgenus Leptychaster (Parastropecten) (Ludwig, 1905) represented as Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
Subgenus Leptychaster (Trophodiscus) Fisher, 1917 represented as Trophodiscus Fisher, 1917

Species Leptychaster accrescens (Koehler, 1920) accepted as Macroptychaster accrescens (Koehler, 1920) (synonym)
Species Leptychaster mendosus Koehler, 1923 accepted as Leptychaster kerguelenensis mendosus (Koehler, 1923) (original combination)
Species Leptychaster microplax Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Leptychaster arcticus microplax Djakonov, 1950
Species Leptychaster millespina Verrill, 1909 accepted as Leptychaster pacificus Fisher, 1906 (Synonym according to Verrill (1914))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Smith, E. A. (1876). Descriptions of species of Asteridae and Ophiuridae from Kerguelen Islands. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 4th series,vol.17: 105-113., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19267007
page(s): 110 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123250 on 2018-12-13
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-04-26 17:33:24Z
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original description Smith, E. A. (1876). Descriptions of species of Asteridae and Ophiuridae from Kerguelen Islands. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 4th series,vol.17: 105-113., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19267007
page(s): 110 [details]   

original description  (ofLeptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879) Smith, E.A. (1879). Echinodermata. (Collections from Kerguelen Island). <em>Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London.</em> 168: 270-281., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/23850585#page/286/mode/1up
page(s): 271, 277 [details]   

original description  (ofGlyphaster Verrill, 1909) Verrill, A.E. (1909). Remarkable development of starfishes on the Northwest American coast; hybridism; multiplicity of rays; teratology; problems in evolution; geographical distribution. <em>American Naturalist.</em> 43(513): 542-555., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/138631#page/575/mode/1up
page(s): 553 [details]   

original description  (ofLeptychaster (Leptychaster) E. A. Smith, 1876) Smith, E. A. (1876). Descriptions of species of Asteridae and Ophiuridae from Kerguelen Islands. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 4th series,vol.17: 105-113., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19267007
page(s): 110 [details]   

original description  (ofParastropecten Ludwig, 1905) Ludwig, H. (1905). Asteroidea. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard.</em> 32: vii-xii, 1-292+ plates., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28866803 [details]   

original description  (ofPriamaster Koehler, 1912) Koehler, R. (1912). Échinodermes nouveaux recueillis dans les mers antarctiques par le ‘Pourquoi Pas?’ (Astéries, Ophiures et Échinides). <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 39: 151-163., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/95291#page/165/mode/1up
page(s): 157 [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 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] 
 
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