WoRMS taxon details

Plutonaster Sladen, 1889

123254  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123254)

accepted
Genus
Species Plutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880)
Species Plutonaster ambiguus Sladen, 1889
Species Plutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873)
Species Plutonaster complexus H.E.S Clark & D.G. McKnight, 2000
Species Plutonaster efflorescens (Perrier, 1884)
Species Plutonaster fragilis H.E.S. Clark, 1970
Species Plutonaster hikurangi H.E.S Clark & D.G. McKnight, 2000
Species Plutonaster intermedius (Perrier, 1881)
Species Plutonaster jonathani H.E.S Clark & D.G. McKnight, 2000
Species Plutonaster keiensis Döderlein, 1921
Species Plutonaster knoxi Fell, 1958
Species Plutonaster sirius A.H. Clark, 1917

Species Plutonaster edwardsi (Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882) (nomen dubium, Description very poor)

Subgenus Plutonaster (Tethyaster) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Tethyaster Sladen, 1889
Species Plutonaster abbreviatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi notatus Sladen, 1889 (synonym)
Species Plutonaster abyssicola Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Psilaster pectinatus (Fisher, 1905) (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
Species Plutonaster granulosus Perrier, 1891 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880) (synonym)
Species Plutonaster inermis (Perrier, 1885) accepted as Plutonaster notatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi notatus Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according to Koehler (1909))
Species Plutonaster marginatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880) (ref. to synonymy by Clark in Clark & Downey (1992: 69))
Species Plutonaster notatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi notatus Sladen, 1889 (synonym)
Species Plutonaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Pseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Plutonaster proteus H.L. Clark, 1923 accepted as Plutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (synonym according to Sibuet (1975))
Species Plutonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Persephonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881) (subsequent combination in Perrier (1894))
Species Plutonaster rigidus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880) (Synonym according to Verrill (1894))
Species Plutonaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837) accepted as Tethyaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948
page(s): 81 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Plutonaster Sladen, 1889. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123254 on 2018-06-25
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original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948
page(s): 81 [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 Clark, A.M. & Courtman-Stock, J. (1976). The echinoderms of southern Africa. Publ. No. 766. British Museum (Nat. Hist), London. 277 pp. [details]   

additional source Mah, C.L.; McKnight, D.G.; Eagle, M.K.; Pawson, D.L.; Améziane, N.; Vance, D.J.; Baker, A.N.; Clark, H.E.S.; Davey, N. (2009). Phylum Echinodermata: sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, sea lilies. In: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 371-400. [details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. (1989). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 1: Paxillosida and Notomyotida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1989). Echinoderm Studies, 3: pp. 225-347 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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