WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840

240754  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240754)

accepted
Genus
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857)
  » Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster brevispinus f. paucispina (Stimpson, 1861) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857) (reduced to forma by Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster antarcticus Koehler, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnasterias perrieri (E. A. Smith, 1876) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1962))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster capitatus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster confertus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster fissispinus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster grayi Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster luetkeni (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857)
  » Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster luetkeni var. australis Verrill, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster papulosus (Verrill, 1909) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster paucispinus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1840). Fortgesetzte Bemerkungen uber die Gattungen der Asteriden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 6(1): 367-368., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31587#page/377/mode/1up
page(s): 368 [details]   
Mah, C. (2017). Pisaster Müller & Troschel, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=240754 on 2017-12-15

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2007-06-03 15:46:28Z
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2008-12-29 07:51:57Z
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2017-06-12 16:47:50Z
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2017-06-19 02:55:32Z
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original description Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1840). Fortgesetzte Bemerkungen uber die Gattungen der Asteriden. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 6(1): 367-368., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31587#page/377/mode/1up
page(s): 368 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliasterias Fewkes, 1889) Fewkes, J. W. (1889). New invertebrata from the coast of California. Bulletin of the Essex Institute, Salem. 21(7,8,9): 99-146, plates 1-7., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43120#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 33 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Fisher, W.K. (1926). Pisaster, a genus of sea-stars. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 9(17): 560-561, pl.20, fig.3. [details]