WoRMS taxon details

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

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

accepted
Genus
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))
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
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Parastropecten) (Ludwig, 1905) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Trophodiscus) Fisher, 1917 represented 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) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster mendosus Koehler, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis mendosus (Koehler, 1923) (original combination)
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 (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. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 4th series,vol.17: 105-113., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19267007
page(s): 110 [details]   
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://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123250 on 2018-01-18

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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. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 4th series,vol.17: 105-113., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19267007
page(s): 110 [details]   

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

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyphaster 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. American Naturalist. 43(513): 542-555., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/138631#page/575/mode/1up
page(s): 553 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster (Leptychaster) E. A. Smith, 1876) 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]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorParastropecten Ludwig, 1905) Ludwig, H. (1905). Asteroidea. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard. 32: vii-xii, 1-292+ plates., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28866803 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPriamaster Koehler, 1912) Koehler, R. (1912). Échinodermes nouveaux recueillis dans les mers antarctiques par le ‘Pourquoi Pas?’ (Astéries, Ophiures et Échinides). Zoologischer Anzeiger. 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, 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] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879) 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] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879) 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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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorウスモミジガイ  [details]
Leptychaster kerguelenensis
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Leptychaster kergue...
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Leptychaster kerguelenensis
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Leptychaster kergue...
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