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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichasteridae Perrier 1885 
AphiaID: 152515

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 editorForcipulatacea (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorForcipulatida
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeomorphasteridae Fisher, 1923 (synonym)
Sources 
identification resource Mah, C. & D. Foltz. (2011). Molecular Phylogeny of the Forcipulatacea (Asteroidea: Echinodermata): systematics and biogeography. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 162(3): 646-660, available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00688.x/abstract [details]

identification resource McKnight, D.G. (2006). Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Echinodermata: Asteroidea (sea-stars). 3. Orders Velatida, Spinulosida, Forcipulatida, Brisingida with addenda to Paxillosida, Valvatida. NIWA Biodiversity Memoir 120: 1-187. [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllostichaster Verrill, 1914
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmasterias Sladen, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGranaster Perrier, 1894
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeomorphaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudechinaster H.E.S. Clark, 1962
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSmilasterias Sladen, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichasterella Farran, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichastrella Verrill, 1914

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster Perrier, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichastrella Verrill, 1914
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster Perrier, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichastrella Verrill, 1914
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTonia Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStichaster Müller & Troschel, 1840
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This family has recently found new support from molecular evidence by Mah and Fotlz (2011). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152515
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-12 09:49:49Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-19 09:31:50Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2014-06-07 21:13:51Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Stichasteridae Perrier 1885. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152515 on 2014-08-27
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