WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster Sladen, 1885

123255 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123255)
accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhidiaster Koehler, 1909 (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRipaster Koehler, 1906 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Sladen, W.P. (1885). The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger. Narrative. Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 under the command of Captain George S. Nares ... and the late Captain Frank Tourle Thomson, R.N. vol. 1: pt.2: 501-794., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/194863#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 611 [details]   
Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Psilaster Sladen, 1885. 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=123255 on 2017-11-24

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original description Sladen, W.P. (1885). The Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger. Narrative. Report on the scientific results of the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 under the command of Captain George S. Nares ... and the late Captain Frank Tourle Thomson, R.N. vol. 1: pt.2: 501-794., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/194863#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 611 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorRipaster Koehler, 1906) Koehler, R. (1906). Expédition Antarctique Francaise (1903-1905) - Échinodermes (Stéllérides, Ophiures et Échinides). Expédition Charcot. 1-41., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/15904#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 4 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhidiaster Koehler, 1909) Koehler, R. (1909). Astéries recueillies par l'Investigator dans l'océan indien. I.Les Asteries de Mer Profonde. Echinoderma of the Indian Museum. 5: 1-143 pp., 13 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43962#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 28 [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 Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [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] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhidiaster Koehler, 1909) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorRipaster Koehler, 1906) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Astropecten andromeda Müller & Troschel 1842, by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
 



Feeding Type
omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]