WoRMS taxon details

Oreaster Müller & Troschel, 1842

178209  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:178209)

accepted
Genus
Species Oreaster clavatus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species Oreaster forcipulosus Lutken, 1864 accepted as Pentaceros forcipulosus Lutken, 1864 (nomen dubium)

Species Oreaster gustavianum Rowe, 1974 (nomen nudum)

Species Oreaster aculeatus (Gray, 1840) accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Bell (1884))
Species Oreaster affinis Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Pentaceraster affinis (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Oreaster alveolatus (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Pentaceraster alveolatus (Perrier, 1875)
Species Oreaster armatus (Gray, 1840) accepted as Nidorellia armata (Gray, 1840)
Species Oreaster australis Lutken, 1871 accepted as Pentaceraster regulus (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster bermudensis H.L. Clark, 1942 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Oreaster carinatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Pentaceros carinatus (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Oreaster clavatus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Oreaster clouei Perrier, 1869 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Bell (1884))
Species Oreaster decipiens Bell, 1884 accepted as Pentaceraster decipiens (Bell, 1884)
Species Oreaster desjardinsi Michelin, 1844 accepted as Linckia desjardinsi (Michelin, 1844) accepted as Gomophia egyptiaca Gray, 1840 (Ultimatley a synonym of G. egyptica according to Sladen (1889))
Species Oreaster doederleini Goto, 1914 accepted as Pentaceraster regulus (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to Hayashi (1938))
Species Oreaster dorsatus Lutken, 1864 accepted as Oreaster clavatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (synonym according to Doderlein (1916))
Species Oreaster franklini (Gray, 1840) accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster gigas Lutken, 1859 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936) and Madsen (1959))
Species Oreaster gracilis Lutken, 1871 accepted as Pentaceros gracilis (Lutken, 1871) accepted as Pentaceraster gracilis (Lütken, 1871)
Species Oreaster granulosus (Gray, 1847) accepted as Goniodiscaster seriatus (Muller & Troschel, 1843) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1935))
Species Oreaster grayi Bell, 1884 accepted as Pentaceros grayi (Bell, 1884) accepted as Pentaceraster multispinus (von Martens, 1866) (A synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster hawaiiensis (Fisher, 1906) accepted as Pentaceraster cumingi (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster hedemanni Lutken, 1871 accepted as Pentaceraster multispinus (von Martens, 1866) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster hiulcus (Gray, 1840) accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster hondurae Domantay & Roxas, 1938 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Oreaster intermedia von Martens, 1866 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster lapidarius Grube, 1857 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Oreaster lincki (de Blainville, 1830) accepted as Protoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830)
Species Oreaster luetkeni Bell, 1884 accepted as Pentaceraster regulus (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym accoridng to Clark & Rowe (1971))
Species Oreaster magnificus Goto, 1914 accepted as Pentaceraster regulus (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Oreaster mammillatus (Audouin, 1826) accepted as Pentaceraster mammillatus (Audouin, 1826)
Species Oreaster mammosus Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster modestus Goto, 1914 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Oreaster muelleri Bell, 1884 accepted as Pentaceraster affinis (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971))
Species Oreaster muricatus (Gray, 1840) accepted as Protoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster mutica von Martens, 1866 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster nahensis Goto, 1914 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Hayashi (1938))
Species Oreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Oreaster nodulosus (Perrier, 1875) accepted as Protoreaster nodulosus (Perrier, 1875)
Species Oreaster obtusangulus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Pseudoreaster obtusangulus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Oreaster obtusatus (Bory de St. Vincent, 1827) accepted as Pentaster obtusatus (Bory de St. Vincent, 1827)
Species Oreaster occidentalis Verrill, 1867 accepted as Pentaceraster cumingi (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster orientalis Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Pentaceraster chinensis (Gray, 1840) (probably synonym according to A.M. Clark (1993))
Species Oreaster productus Bell, 1884 accepted as Poraster superbus (Möbius, 1859)
Species Oreaster regulus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Pentaceraster regulus (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Oreaster reinhartdi Lutken, 1864 accepted as Protoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830) (Synonym accoridng ot Doderlein (1916))
Species Oreaster rouxi (Koehler, 1910) accepted as Pentaceraster gracilis (Lütken, 1871) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster superbus Möbius, 1859 accepted as Pentaceros superbus (Möbius, 1859) accepted as Poraster superbus (Möbius, 1859)
Species Oreaster thurstoni Bell, 1888 accepted as Pentaceraster affinis (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Oreaster troscheli Bell, 1884 accepted as Pentaceraster alveolatus (Perrier, 1875) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971))
Species Oreaster tuberculatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Pentaceraster tuberculatus (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Oreaster tuberosus Behn in Möbius, 1859 accepted as Oreaster reticulatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Oreaster turritus (Gray, 1840) accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Doderlein (1936))
Species Oreaster valvulatus Müller & Troschel, 1843 accepted as Anthaster valvulatus (Muller & Troschel, 1843)
Species Oreaster verrucosus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Pentaceraster mammillatus (Audouin, 1826)
Species Oreaster westermanni Lutken, 1871 accepted as Pentaceraster westermanni (Lutken, 1871)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. <em>Vieweg: Braunschweig.</em> xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 44 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Oreaster Müller & Troschel, 1842. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=178209 on 2018-12-17
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original description Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. <em>Vieweg: Braunschweig.</em> xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 44 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofPentaceros Gray, 1840) Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (<i>Asterias</i>, Linnaeus). <em>Annals of the Magazine of Natural History.</em> 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up
page(s): 276 [details]   

basis of record Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, <B><I>in</I></B>: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). <i>Echinoderm Studies,</i> 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Döderlein, L. (1936). Die Asteriden der Siboga-Exped. III. Die unterfamile Oreasterinae. Siboga-Expedition, 46(2): 295-369, pls. 21-32., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11718319#page/413/mode/1up [details]   
 
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