WoRMS taxon details

Mediaster Stimpson, 1857

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

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

Species Mediaster abyssi Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Mediaster elegans Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Bathyceramaster elegans (Ludwig, 1905) (A variety of M. elegans)
Species Mediaster agassizi Verrill, 1899 accepted as Mediaster pedicellaris (Perrier, 1881) (synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Species Mediaster dawsoni McKnight, 1973 accepted as Mediaster arcuatus (Sladen, 1889) (Synonym according to McKnight (2001))
Species Mediaster elegans Ludwig, 1905 accepted as Bathyceramaster elegans (Ludwig, 1905)
Species Mediaster florifer (Alcock, 1893) accepted as Rosaster florifer (Alcock, 1893) (subsequent name/combination proposed by Fisher 1919: 242)
Species Mediaster japonicus (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Ceramaster japonicus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Mediaster monacanthus H.L. Clark, 1916 accepted as Nectriaster monacanthus (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Species Mediaster patagonicus (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Ceramaster patagonicus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Mediaster roseus Alcock, 1893 accepted as Pseudarchaster roseus (Alcock, 1893)
Species Mediaster stellatus Perrier, 1891 accepted as Mediaster bairdi (Verrill, 1882) (synonym)
Species Mediaster trinadensis Bernasconi, 1957 accepted as Mediaster 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.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Mediaster Stimpson, 1857. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123298 on 2018-02-25
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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  (ofIsaster 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
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



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Japanese ウデナガゴカクヒトデ  [details]
Mediaster aequalis
 Mediaster aequalis
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Mediaster aequalis
 Mediaster aequalis
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