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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster Sladen, 1889 
AphiaID: 123254

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 editorPlutonaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster christi (Düben & Koren in Düben, 1844) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae Gray, 1840
Sources  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]

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

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster edwardsi (Perrier in Milne-Edwards 1882) (nomen dubium, Description very poor)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster (Tethyaster) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster abbreviatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster agassizi notatus Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster abyssicola Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster pectinatus (Fisher, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster granulosus Perrier, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster inermis (Perrier, 1885) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster notatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster agassizi notatus Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster marginatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster notatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster agassizi notatus Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster proteus H.L. Clark, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster rigidus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123254
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-01-21 08:09:52Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2009-01-17 01:37:51Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2016-12-25 03:52:20Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2017-06-29 05:33:32Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2017). Plutonaster Sladen, 1889. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123254 on 2017-07-26
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