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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster Sladen, 1885 
AphiaID: 123255

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 editorPsilaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten andromeda Müller & Troschel, 1842
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae Gray, 1840
Synonymised
names
  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))
Sources  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]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster acuminatus Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster agassizi (Koehler, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster armatus Ludwig, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster attenuatus Fisher, 1906
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster cassiope Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster charcoti (Koehler, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster gotoi Fisher, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster herwigi (Bernasconi, 1972)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster pectinatus (Fisher, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster robustus Fisher, 1913
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster sladeni Ludwig, 1905

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster florae (Verrill, 1878) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda florae (Verrill, 1878) (alternate representation)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster gracilis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster gracilis (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster patagiatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster patagiatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster squameus H.L. Clark, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster cassiope Sladen, 1889
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Amundsen Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAmundsen Sea [details]
Argentina
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Argentina [details]
Bellingshausen Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBellinghausen Sea [details]
Chile
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Chile [details]
Davis Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDavis Sea [details]
Indian Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCrozet Islands part of the Indian Ocean [details]
Ross Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRoss Sea [details]
Scotia Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorScotia Sea [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBouvet Island part of the South Atlantic Ocean [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCampbell Plateau [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMacquarie Island part of the South Pacific Ocean [details]
Southern Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAntarctic Peninsula [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBalleny Islands [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAdélie Land [RAMS] [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorPrydz Bay [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorQueen Maud Land [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorWeddell Sea [details]
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
Notes 
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123255
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-01-21 08:09:52Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Psilaster Sladen, 1885. In: Mah, C.L. (2016). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123255 on 2016-07-25
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