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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster Verrill, 1880 
AphiaID: 123310

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 editorValvatida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster hispidus Verrill, 1880 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontasteridae Verrill, 1899
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodon Perrier, 1891 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpidontaster Koehler, 1920 (synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathaster Sladen, 1889 (A synonym of Odontaster Verrill 1880 ccording to Fisher (1911))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathodon Verrill, 1899 (synonym-lapsus for Odontaster according to Fisher (1940).)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnognathaster Döderlein, 1928 (A synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeridontaster Koehler, 1920 (synonym)
Sources  original description Verrill, A. E. (1880). Notice of the remarkable marine fauna occupying the outer banks off the southern coast of New England. American Journal of Science. 3(20): 390-403., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38973336
page(s): 402 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster aucklandensis McKnight, 1973
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster australis H.L. Clark, 1926
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster benhami (Mortensen, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster crassus Fisher, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster cynthiae Janosik & Halanych, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster hispidus Verrill, 1880
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster mediterraneus (von Marenzeller, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster meridionalis (E. A. Smith, 1876)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster pearsei Janosik & Halanych, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster penicillatus (Philippi, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster robustus Verrill, 1899
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster rosagemmae McKnight, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster roseus Janosik & Halanych, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster setosus Verrill, 1899
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster validus Koehler, 1906

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster pusillus Koehler, 1907 (nomen dubium, Holotype immature, identiy uncertain according to Koehler (1920))

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster belli (Studer, 1884) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster penicillatus (Philippi, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster capitatus Koehler, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster elongatus f. capitatus (Koehler, 1912) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster capitatus (Koehler, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster cremeus Ludwig, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster elongatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster elegans Koehler, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster meridionalis (E. A. Smith, 1876)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster glaber Barattini, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster elongatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster granuliferus Koehler, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster elongatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster grayi Benham, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster benhami (Mortensen, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster paxillosus (Gray, 1847) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplodontias paxillosus (Gray, 1847)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster pedicellaris (Perrier, 1891) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster penicillatus (Philippi, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster propinquus A.H. Clark, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster elongatus (Sladen, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster singularis (Müller & Troschel, 1843) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplodontias singularis (Müller & Troschel, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster tenuis Koehler, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster validus Koehler, 1906
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Neobuccinum+Odontaster feeding
Neobuccinum+Odontaster...
Odontaster + Phyllophora
Odontaster + Phyllophora
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123310
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2007-12-22 16:14:03Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2007). Odontaster Verrill, 1880. 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=123310 on 2017-04-26
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