WoRMS taxon details

Nymphaster Sladen, 1889

123299  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123299)

accepted
Genus
Nymphaster protentus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (type by subsequent designation)
Species Nymphaster alcocki Ludwig in Chun, 1900
Species Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881)
Species Nymphaster arthrocnemis Fisher, 1913
Species Nymphaster atopus Fisher, 1913
Species Nymphaster diomedeae Ludwig, 1905
Species Nymphaster dyscritus Fisher, 1913
Species Nymphaster euryplax Fisher, 1913
Species Nymphaster gardineri (Bell, 1909)
Species Nymphaster habrotatus Fisher, 1913
Species Nymphaster leptodomus Fisher, 1913
Species Nymphaster meseres Fisher, 1913
Species Nymphaster moebii (Studer, 1884)
Species Nymphaster moluccanus Fisher, 1913
Species Nymphaster mucronatus Fisher, 1913
Species Nymphaster nora Alcock, 1893
Species Nymphaster pentagonus H.L. Clark, 1916

Subgenus Nymphaster (Neridaster) Verrill, 1899 accepted as Rosaster Perrier, 1894
Species Nymphaster albidus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
Species Nymphaster basilicus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
Species Nymphaster belli (Koehler, 1909) accepted as Nymphaster moebii (Studer, 1884) (Synonym according to Macan (1938))
Species Nymphaster bipunctus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Rosaster bipunctus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Nymphaster florifer Alcock, 1893 accepted as Rosaster florifer (Alcock, 1893)
Species Nymphaster jacqueti (Perrier, 1894) accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (synonym according to Macan (1938))
Species Nymphaster ludwigi (Koehler, 1909) accepted as Nymphaster moebii (Studer, 1884) (Synonym according to Macan (1938))
Species Nymphaster prehensilis (Perrier, 1885) accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Macan (1938))
Species Nymphaster protentus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Macan (1938))
Species Nymphaster subspinosus (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Nymphaster symbolicus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Rosaster symbolicus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Nymphaster ternalis (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Nymphaster arenatus (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Halpern (1970))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Nymphaster Sladen, 1889. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123299 on 2018-04-20
Date
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by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2007-12-17 23:27:22Z
changed
2008-10-24 13:48:31Z
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original description Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948 [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 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]   

basis of record  (ofDorigona Perrier, 1885, non Gray, 1866) 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]   
From editor or global species database
Type specimen According to A.M. Clark (1993) Nymphaster Sladen in Thomson & Murray 1885 is a NOMEN NUDUM, diagnosed but no species named. [details]