WoRMS taxon details

Archaster Müller & Troschel, 1840

205285  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205285)

accepted
Genus
Species Archaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Archaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977
Species Archaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840

Species Archaster agassizi Verrill, 1880 accepted as Plutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880)
Species Archaster americanus Verrill, 1880 accepted as Astropecten americanus (Verrill, 1880)
Species Archaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Psilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Archaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851) accepted as Leptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
Species Archaster bairdi Verrill, 1882 accepted as Mediaster bairdi (Verrill, 1882) (synonym)
Species Archaster bifrons Wyville Thomson, 1873 accepted as Plutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (synonym)
Species Archaster christi (Düben & Koren in Düben, 1844) accepted as Psilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Archaster coronatus Perrier, 1884 accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981))
Species Archaster dawsoni Verrill, 1880 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) dawsoni (Verrill, 1880)
Species Archaster echinulatus Perrier, 1875 accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) (synonym)
Species Archaster efflorescens Perrier, 1884 accepted as Plutonaster efflorescens (Perrier, 1884)
Species Archaster excavatus Wyville Thomson, 1878 accepted as Leptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876 (Synonym according to Smith (1879))
Species Archaster florae Verrill, 1878 accepted as Psilaster florae (Verrill, 1878) represented as Psilaster andromeda florae (Verrill, 1878)
Species Archaster formosus Verrill, 1884 accepted as Paragonaster subtilis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Downey (1973).)
Species Archaster grandis Verrill, 1884 accepted as Dytaster grandis (Verrill, 1884) (synonym)
Species Archaster hesperus Müller & Troschel, 1840 accepted as Craspidaster hesperus (Muller & Troschel, 1840)
Species Archaster insignis H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Dytaster insignis (Perrier, 1884)
Species Archaster laevis H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Archaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym according to Sukarno & Jangoux (1977))
Species Archaster longobrachialis Danielssen & Koren, 1877 accepted as Pseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Archaster lucifer Valenciennes in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Iconaster longimanus (Möbius, 1859) (NOMEN NUDUM, only an MS name.)
Species Archaster magnificus Bell, 1881 accepted as Tethyaster magnificus (Bell, 1881) represented as Tethyaster vestitus magnificus (Bell, 1881)
Species Archaster mauritianus von Martens, 1866 accepted as Archaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Archaster mirabilis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
Species Archaster nicobaricus Behn in Möbius, 1859 accepted as Archaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Archaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Pseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Archaster pulcher Perrier, 1881 accepted as Persephonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881) (original combination)
Species Archaster robustus Verrill, 1884 accepted as Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (Synonym according to Koehler (1909))
Species Archaster sepitus Verrill, 1885 accepted as Cheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) (synonym)
Species Archaster simplex Perrier, 1881 accepted as Benthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
Species Archaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837) accepted as Tethyaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837)
Species Archaster tenuis Bell, 1894 accepted as Astropecten tenuis (Bell, 1894)
Species Archaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Pontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Archaster vexillifer Wyville Thomson, 1873 accepted as Astropecten vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) accepted as Bathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1840). Ueber die Gattungen der Asterien. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 6: 318-326., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31587#page/328/mode/1up
page(s): 323 [details]   
Taxonomy The Archasteridae has been in the synonymy of the Benthopectinidae, but is now restricted to Archaster typicus in the...  
Taxonomy The Archasteridae has been in the synonymy of the Benthopectinidae, but is now restricted to Archaster typicus in the Indo-Pacific. Archaster is in the synonymy of several benthopectinid genera, such as Cheiraster (many subgenera) and Pontaster[details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Archaster Müller & Troschel, 1840. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205285 on 2018-10-17
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1999-06-12 17:04:53Z
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2000-09-25 12:31:29Z
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Garcia, Maria
2006-09-05 13:59:36Z
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Martinez, Olga
2008-12-06 17:21:35Z
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original description Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1840). Ueber die Gattungen der Asterien. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 6: 318-326., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31587#page/328/mode/1up
page(s): 323 [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 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 Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Sukarno and M. Jangoux. (1977). Révision du genre <i>Archaster</i> Müller et Troschel (Echinodermata, Asteroidea: Archasteridae). Revue Zoologique Africaine (Bruxelles) 91: 817–844. [details]   
 
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Remark Type species: Archaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840 by indication (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Taxonomy The Archasteridae has been in the synonymy of the Benthopectinidae, but is now restricted to Archaster typicus in the Indo-Pacific. Archaster is in the synonymy of several benthopectinid genera, such as Cheiraster (many subgenera) and Pontaster[details]
 



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