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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 204577

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 editorGoniasteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster childreni Gray, 1840
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniasteridae Forbes, 1841
Sources  original description Gray J.E. (1840). A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History 6: 175-184; 275-290. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster convexus Jangoux, 1981
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster inspinosus H.L. Clark, 1916
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster princeps Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster septemtrionalis Oguro in Imaoka, Irimura, Okutani, Oguro, Oji, Kanazawa, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster squamulosus (Studer, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster tuberculosus (Martens, 1865)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster granulosus (Perrier, 1878) (nomen nudum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster bandana Döderlein, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster belcheri Gray, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster childreni Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster crassa Döderlein, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster elongata Döderlein, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster gibbosus Döderlein, 1916 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster inspinosus H.L. Clark, 1916
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster gracilis Möbius, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster incei Gray, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster indica Döderlein, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster latior Döderlein, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster megaloprepes H.L. Clark, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster princeps Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster semoni Döderlein, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster squamulosus Koehler, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiraster tuberculatus H.L. Clark, 1915
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster sulcatus Möbius, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraspidaster hesperus (Muller & Troschel, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster tenuispina Döderlein, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaster equestris (Retzius, 1805)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Note 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Stellaster childreni Gray, 1840 (=Asterias equestris Retzius, 1805) by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204577
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Date   action   by
1999-06-17 15:34:58Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-26 07:19:20Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2007-12-17 23:27:22Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2007-12-20 06:34:18Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
2008-12-17 01:25:53Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Stellaster Gray, 1840. 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=204577 on 2014-09-30
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