WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster Stimpson, 1857

123298  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123298)

accepted
Genus
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster aequalis Stimpson, 1857
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster arcuatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster australiensis H.L. Clark, 1916
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster bairdi (Verrill, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster boardmani (Livingstone, 1934)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster brachiatus Goto, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis H.L. Clark, 1923
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster gartrelli H.E.S. Clark, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster murrayi Macan, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster ornatus Fisher, 1906
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster pedicellaris (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster praestans Livingstone, 1933
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster sladeni Benham, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster tenellus Fisher, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster transfuga Ludwig, 1905

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster abyssi Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster elegans Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyceramaster elegans (Ludwig, 1905) (A variety of M. elegans)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster agassizi Verrill, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster pedicellaris (Perrier, 1881) (synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster dawsoni McKnight, 1973 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster arcuatus (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to McKnight (2001))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster elegans Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyceramaster elegans (Ludwig, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster florifer (Alcock, 1893) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosaster florifer (Alcock, 1893) (subsequent name/combination proposed by Fisher 1919: 242)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster japonicus (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeramaster japonicus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster monacanthus H.L. Clark, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNectriaster monacanthus (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster patagonicus (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeramaster patagonicus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster roseus Alcock, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster roseus (Alcock, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster stellatus Perrier, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster bairdi (Verrill, 1882) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster trinadensis Bernasconi, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster pedicellaris (Perrier, 1881) (A synonym according to Halpern (1970).)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. Boston Journal of Natural History. 6: 444-532, Plates 18-23., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 90 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2017). Mediaster Stimpson, 1857. 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=123298 on 2017-12-11

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-19 09:31:50Z
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2008-12-11 23:57:58Z
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2016-12-25 03:52:20Z
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original description Stimpson, W. (1857). On the Crustacea and Echinodermata of the Pacific shores of North America. Boston Journal of Natural History. 6: 444-532, Plates 18-23., available online at https://archive.org/stream/crustaceaechinod00stim#page/n3/mode/2up
page(s): 90 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsaster Verrill, 1894) Verrill, A. E. (1894). Descriptions of new species of starfishes and ophiurans, with a revision of certain species formerly described; mostly from the collections made by the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 17(1000), 245-297., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15675247
page(s): 257 [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 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. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorウデナガゴカクヒトデ  [details]
Mediaster aequalis
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mediaster aequalis
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Mediaster aequalis
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mediaster aequalis
[image from typetaxon]