WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRetaster Perrier, 1878

146088  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146088)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Subgenus according to Fisher (1940).)
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
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.; Hansson, H. (2009). Retaster Perrier, 1878. 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=146088 on 2017-12-13

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-01-20 18:13:59Z
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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 Simpson J.J. & R.N.R. Brown (1910). Asteroidea of Portugese East Africa. Proc. R. phys. Soc. Edinburgh 18: 45-60. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValidity A subgenus of Pteraster according to Fisher (1940) but not recognized by Downey in Clark & Downey (1992). [details]