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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 
AphiaID: 205285

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 editorArchasteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchasteridae Viguier, 1878
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropus Gray, 1840
Sources  basis of record Clark, A.M. (1993). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 2: Valvatida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (1993). Echinoderm Studies, 4: pp. 187-366 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster agassizi Verrill, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster americanus Verrill, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten americanus Verrill, 1880
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster andromeda Möbius & Butschli, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Michelin, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster arcticus Perrier, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster bairdi Verrill, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster bairdi (Verrill, 1882)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster bifrons Wyville Thomson, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster christi (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster christi Studer, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster acuminatus Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster coronatus Perrier, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster dawsoni Verrill, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) dawsoni (Verrill, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster echinulatus Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster efflorescens Perrier, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster efflorescens (Perrier, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster excavatus Wyville Thomson, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster florae Verrill, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster florae (Verrill, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster formosus Verrill, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagonaster subtilis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster grandis Verrill, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster grandis (Verrill, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster hesperus Müller & Troschel, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraspidaster hesperus (Muller & Troschel, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster insignis H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster insignis (Perrier, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster laevis H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster longobrachialis Danielssen & Koren, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster lucifer Valenciennes in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIconaster longimanus (Möbius, 1859)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster magnificus Bell, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster magnificus (Bell, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster mauritianus von Martens, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster mirabilis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster nicobaricus Behn in Möbius, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster parelii M. Sars, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster pulcher Perrier, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster cassiope Sladen, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster robustus Verrill, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster vexillifer (W. Thomson, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster sepitus Verrill, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster simplex Perrier, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster subinermis Perrier, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster tenuis Bell, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten tenuis (Bell, 1894)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster tenuispinus M. Sars, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster typicus A.M. Clark & Davies, 1965 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster typicus Rho, 1971 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster vexillifer Wyville Thomson, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster vexillifer (W. Thomson, 1873)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Archaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840 by indication (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205285
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Date   action   by
1999-06-12 17:04:53Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-09-05 13:59:36Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2008-12-06 17:21:35Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Archaster Müller & Troschel, 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=205285 on 2014-08-01
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