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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 
AphiaID: 123252

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 editorPersephonaster croceus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilasteropsis Fisher, 1906 (Synonym according to Koehler (1909))
Sources  original description Wood-Mason, J.; Alcock, A. (1891). Natural history notes from H.M. Indian marine survey steamer 'Investigator', Commander R.F. Hoskyn, R.N., commanding. Series II, No. 1. On the results of deep-sea dredging during the season 1890-1891 Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. VIII, Sixth series(XLVIII): 427-452, plate XVII, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/63425#page/441/mode/1up [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster armiger Ludwig, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster asper Goto, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster celebensis Döderlein, 1921
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster cingulatus (Fisher, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster coelochilus Alcock, 1893
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster croceus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster echinulatus H.L. Clark, 1941
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster exquisitus Jangoux & Aziz, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster facetus (Koehler, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster habrogenys Fisher, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster humilis (Koehler, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster leptactis H.L. Clark, 1941
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster misakiensis Goto, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster monostoechus Fisher, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster oediplax Fisher, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster patagiatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster pulcher Perrier, 1881
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster rhodopeplus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster roulei Koehler, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster sewelli Macan, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster sphenoplax (Bell, 1892)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster suluensis Fisher, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster tenuis Fisher, 1913

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster anacanthus (Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster anchistus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProserpinaster anchistus (Fisher, 1913)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster brevispinus Fisher, 1919 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProserpinaster euryactis brevispinus (Fisher, 1919)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster euryactis Fisher, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProserpinaster euryactis (Fisher, 1913)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster euryplax Mortensen, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster roulei euryplax Mortensen, 1933
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster luzonicus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProserpinaster luzonicus (Fisher, 1913)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster multicinctus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster cingulatus multicinctus Fisher, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster neozelanicus Mortensen, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProserpinaster neozelanicus (Mortensen, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster penicillatus Fisher, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThrissacanthias penicillatus (Fisher, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster setoensis Hayashi, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenopleura ludwigi (deLoriol, 1899)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster spinulosus H.L. Clark, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster patagiatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster triacanthus Goto, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten triacanthus (Goto, 1914)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Persephonaster croceus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 by subsequent designation by Fisher (1905). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123252
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-06-11 12:57:51Z  checked  Danis, Bruno
2009-01-17 01:37:51Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Persephonaster Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891. 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=123252 on 2014-09-16
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