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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 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster 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  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]

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taxa (16)

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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 editorBalleny Islands [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAdélie Land [RAMS] [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAntarctic Peninsula [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 
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]
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. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123255 on 2017-09-26
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