WoRMS taxon details

Solaster Forbes, 1839

123338  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123338)

accepted
Genus
Species Solaster abyssicola Verrill, 1885
Species Solaster benedicti Verrill, 1894
Species Solaster caribbaeus Verrill, 1915
Species Solaster dawsoni Verrill, 1880
Species Solaster earlli Verrill, 1879
Species Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771)
Species Solaster exiguus Fisher, 1910
Species Solaster glacialis Danielssen & Koren, 1881
Species Solaster haliplous Djakonov, 1958
Species Solaster hexactis Clark & Jewett, 2011
Species Solaster hypothrissus Fisher, 1910
Species Solaster intermedius Hayashi, 1939
Species Solaster longoi Stampanato & Jangoux, 1993
Species Solaster notophrynus Downey, 1971
Species Solaster pacificus Djakonov, 1938
Species Solaster paxillatus Sladen, 1889
Species Solaster regularis Sladen, 1889
Species Solaster spectabilis Clark & Jewett, 2011
Species Solaster stimpsoni Verrill, 1880
Species Solaster syrtensis Verrill, 1894
Species Solaster torulatus Sladen, 1889
Species Solaster tropicus Fisher, 1913
Species Solaster uchidai Hayashi, 1939

Species Solaster pentactis Perrier, 1884 (Perrier, 1891) accepted as Lophaster pentactis Perrier, 1891 accepted as Lophaster stellans Sladen, 1889 (nomen dubium, original designation but see Note and Perrier 1891)

Species Solaster gracilis Grube, 1865 (nomen nudum)

Subgenus Solaster (Endeca) Gray, 1840 accepted as Endeca Gray, 1840 accepted as Solaster Forbes, 1839
Subgenus Solaster (Polyaster) Gray, 1840 accepted as Polyaster Gray, 1840 accepted as Crossaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Species Solaster affinis (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Crossaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Solaster asperatus Koehler, 1920 accepted as Paralophaster godfroyi asperatus (Koehler, 1920)
Species Solaster australis (Perrier, 1891) accepted as Solaster regularis Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Solaster borealis (Fisher, 1906) accepted as Crossaster borealis Fisher, 1906
Species Solaster constellatus Verrill, 1909 accepted as Solaster stimpsoni Verrill, 1880 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Solaster decanus (Müller & Troschel, 1843) accepted as Plectaster decanus (Muller & Troschel, 1843)
Species Solaster decemradiatus (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Solaster stimpsoni Verrill, 1880
Species Solaster diamesus Djakonov, 1932 accepted as Crossaster diamesus (Djakonov, 1932)
Species Solaster dianae Stampanato & Jangoux, 2004 accepted as Solaster notophrynus Downey, 1971 (synonym)
Species Solaster echinatus Storm, 1888 accepted as Solaster glacialis Danielssen & Koren, 1881 (synonym according to Koehler (1909))
Species Solaster furcifer Düben & Koren, 1846 accepted as Lophaster furcifer (Düben & Koren, 1846) (synonym)
Species Solaster galaxides Verrill, 1909 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
Species Solaster godfroyi Koehler, 1912 accepted as Paralophaster godfroyi (Koehler, 1912)
Species Solaster incertus Koehler, 1917 accepted as Myoraster Fisher, 1940 accepted as Paralophaster Fisher, 1940
Species Solaster intermedius Sluiter, 1895 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (synonym according to (Engel, 1935))
Species Solaster japonicus Fisher, 1911 accepted as Crossaster japonicus (Fisher, 1911)
Species Solaster lorioli Koehler, 1907 accepted as Paralophaster lorioli (Koehler, 1907)
Species Solaster moretonis Forbes, 1856 † accepted as Brachisolaster moretonis (Forbes, 1856) †
Species Solaster octoradiatus Ludwig, 1903 accepted as Solaster regularis subarcuatus Sladen, 1889 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Solaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Crossaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Solaster penicillatus (Sladen, 1889) accepted as Crossaster penicillatus Sladen, 1889
Species Solaster radians (Perrier, 1881) accepted as Leilaster radians (Perrier, 1881) (subsequent combination by Perrier, 1884)
Species Solaster scotophilus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Crossaster scotophilus (Fisher, 1913)
Species Solaster squamatus Döderlein, 1900 accepted as Crossaster squamatus (Döderlein, 1900) (synonym)
Species Solaster subarcuatus Sladen, 1889 accepted as Solaster regularis subarcuatus Sladen, 1889 (Subspecies according to Fisher (1940))
Species Solaster tumida Stuxberg, 1878 accepted as Poraniomorpha (Poraniomorpha) tumida (Stuxberg, 1878) (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Forbes, E. (1839). On the Asteriadae of the Irish Sea. <em>Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Socierty of Edinburgh.</em> 8: 114-129., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/109968#page/746/mode/1up
page(s): 120 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Solaster Forbes, 1839. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123338 on 2018-11-17
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2007-06-08 22:54:21Z
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2008-01-19 09:31:50Z
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original description Forbes, E. (1839). On the Asteriadae of the Irish Sea. <em>Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Socierty of Edinburgh.</em> 8: 114-129., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/109968#page/746/mode/1up
page(s): 120 [details]   

original description  (ofEndeca Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 183 [details]   

original description  (ofSolaster (Endeca) Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 175-184., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/19590#page/207/mode/1up
page(s): 183 [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i>. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Rowe, F.W.E & Gates, J. (1995). Echinodermata. In ‘Zoological Catalogue of Australia’. 33 (Ed A. Wells.) pp xiii + 510 (CSIRO Australia, Melbourne.) [details]   

additional source Clark, A.M. (1996). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 3. Velatida and Spinulosida, <B><I>in</I></B>: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1996). <i> Echinoderm Studies,</i> 5: pp. 183-250 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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