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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
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Acanthaster Gervais, 1841 (basis of record)
Acanthaster brevispinus Fisher, 1917 (basis of record)
Acanthaster echinites (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Acanthaster mauritiensis de Loriol, 1885 accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Andora A.M. Clark, 1967 (basis of record)
Andora (Andora) bruuni Rowe, 1977 (basis of record)
Andora (Andora) faouzii (Macan, 1938) (basis of record)
Anthenea Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Anthenoides Perrier, 1881 (basis of record)
Anthenoides marleyi Mortensen, 1925 (basis of record)
Archaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (basis of record)
Archaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (basis of record)
Archaster bifrons Wyville Thomson, 1873 accepted as Plutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (basis of record)
Archaster christi (Düben & Koren in Düben, 1844) accepted as Psilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (basis of record)
Archaster excavatus Wyville Thomson, 1878 accepted as Leptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876 (basis of record)
Archaster laevis H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Archaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (basis of record)
Archaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977 (basis of record)
Archaster mauritianus von Martens, 1866 accepted as Archaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (source of synonymy)
Archasteridae Viguier, 1879 (basis of record)
Asterias cylindricus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophidiaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Dactylosaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Asterias exigua Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Patiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Parvulastra exigua (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Asterias placenta Pennant, 1777 accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (additional source)
Asterias planci Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Asterina Nardo, 1834 (additional source)
Asterina exigua (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Patiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Parvulastra exigua (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Asterina miniata (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Patiria miniata (Brandt, 1835) (basis of record)
Asterina perrieri Loriol, 1904 accepted as Asterina fimbriata Perrier, 1875 (basis of record)
Asterinidae Gray, 1840 (additional source)
Asterodiscides belli Rowe, 1977 (basis of record)
Asterodiscides cherbonnieri Rowe, 1985 (basis of record)
Asterodiscides crosnieri Rowe, 1985 (basis of record)
Asterodiscides fourmanoiri Rowe, 1985 (basis of record)
Asterodiscides tessellatus Rowe, 1977 (basis of record)
Asterodiscus Gray, 1847 accepted as Asterodiscides A. M. Clark, 1974 (basis of record)
Asterodiscus helonotus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Asterodiscides helonotus (Fisher, 1913) (source of synonymy)
Asteroidea (additional source)
Asteropseidae Hotchkiss & Clark, 1976 (additional source)
Asteropsis Müller & Troschel, 1840 (basis of record)
Astropecten longipes Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Astropus Gray, 1840 accepted as Archaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (basis of record)
Astropus longipes (Gray, 1840) accepted as Archaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977 (source of synonymy)
Austrofromia schultzei (Döderlein, 1910) accepted as Fromia schultzei Döderlein, 1910 (additional source)
Calliaster Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Calliaster acanthodes H.L. Clark, 1923 (basis of record)
Callopatiria Verrill, 1913 (basis of record)
Callopatiria granifera (Gray, 1847) (basis of record)
Chaetaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (additional source)
Chaetaster longipes (Bruzelius, 1805) (additional source)
Choriaster Lutken, 1869 (basis of record)
Cistina Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Culcita Agassiz, 1836 (additional source)
Culcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842 (basis of record)
Culcita pentangularis Gray, 1847 accepted as Culcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842 (source of synonymy)
Cycethra electilis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cycethra verrucosa (Philippi, 1857) (basis of record)
Cycethra verrucosa mawsoni A.M. Clark, 1962 (basis of record)
Dactylosaster Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Diplodontias singularis singularis (Müller & Troschel, 1843) (additional source)
Disasterina Perrier, 1875 (basis of record)
Disasterina leptalacantha (H.L. Clark, 1916) accepted as Tegulaster leptalacantha (H.L. Clark, 1916) (basis of record)
Ferdina Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Ferdina kuhli (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Neoferdina kuhli (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (source of synonymy)
Fromia Gray, 1840 (additional source)
Fromia indica (Perrier, 1869) (basis of record)
Ganeriidae Sladen, 1889 (additional source)
Gomophia Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Goniaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (additional source)
Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) (basis of record)
Goniodiscus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Culcita Agassiz, 1836 (additional source)
Gymnasteria carinifera (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Asteropsis carinifera (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Gymnasterias carinifera Bell, 1893 accepted as Asteropsis carinifera (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Hacelia Gray, 1840 (additional source)
Hacelia capensis Mortensen, 1925 (basis of record)
Heteronardoa Hayashi, 1973 (basis of record)
Hippasteria europaea Gray, 1840 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (additional source)
Hippasteria phrygiana phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (additional source)
Lasiaster Sladen, 1889 accepted as Poraniomorpha Danielssen & Koren, 1881 (additional source)
Leiaster Peters, 1852 (basis of record)
Linckia Nardo, 1834 (basis of record)
Linckia ehrenbergii (Müller & Troschel) accepted as Linckia guildingi Gray, 1840 (source of synonymy)
Linckia marmorata Martens in von der Decken, 1869 accepted as Tamaria marmorata (Michelin, 1844) (source of synonymy)
Lithosoma Fisher, 1911 (basis of record)
Lithosoma ochlerotatus Macan, 1938 (basis of record)
Lophaster Verrill, 1878 (additional source)
Mabahissaster Macan, 1938 (basis of record)
Mabahissaster zengi Macan, 1938 (basis of record)
Mediaster Stimpson, 1857 (additional source)
Mediaster capensis H.L. Clark, 1923 (basis of record)
Mediaster murrayi Macan, 1938 (basis of record)
Mithrodia Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Monachaster Döderlein, 1916 (basis of record)
Nardoa Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Nardoa frianti Koehler, 1910 (basis of record)
Nardoa galatheae (Lütken, 1864) (basis of record)
Neoferdina kuhli (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (basis of record)
Nymphaster Sladen, 1889 (additional source)
Nymphaster gardineri (Bell, 1909) (basis of record)
Odontaster capitatus Koehler, 1912 accepted as Acodontaster elongatus f. capitatus (Koehler, 1912) accepted as Acodontaster capitatus (Koehler, 1912) (basis of record)
Ogmaster von Martens, 1865 (basis of record)
Ophidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (additional source)
Cape St. Francis for Calliaster acanthodes H.L. Clark, 1923 
Chagos for Cistina columbiae Gray, 1840 
East Africa for Archaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 
East Africa for Choriaster granulatus Lütken, 1869 
East Africa for Monachaster sanderi (Meissner, 1892) 
East Africa for Nardoa variolata (Bruzelius, 1805) 
East Africa for Ophidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842 
East Africa for Tamaria marmorata (Michelin, 1844) 
Madagascar for Andora (Andora) bruuni Rowe, 1977 
Madagascar for Asterodiscides belli Rowe, 1977 
Madagascar for Asterodiscides cherbonnieri Rowe, 1985 
Madagascar for Asterodiscides crosnieri Rowe, 1985 
Madagascar for Asterodiscides fourmanoiri Rowe, 1985 
Madagascar for Halityle regularis Fisher, 1913 
Madagascar for Heteronardoa diamantinae Rowe, 1976 
Madagascar for Thromidia gigas (Mortensen, 1935) 
Mauritius for Archaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977 
Mauritius for Archaster mauritianus von Martens, 1866 
Mauritius for Archaster mauritianus von Martens, 1866 
Mauritius for Astropecten longipes Gray, 1840  (doubtful)
Mauritius for Astropus longipes (Gray, 1840) 
Mauritius for Astropus longipes (Gray, 1840) 
Mauritius for Cistina columbiae Gray, 1840 
Mauritius for Dactylosaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Mauritius for Ferdina flavescens Gray, 1840 
Mauritius for Leiaster coriaceus Peters, 1852 
Mauritius for Nardoa variolata (Bruzelius, 1805) 
Mauritius for Ophidiaster duncani de Loriol, 1885 
Mauritius for Ophidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Mauritius for Ophidiaster perrieri de Loriol, 1885 
Mauritius for Ophidiaster robillardi de Loriol, 1885 
Mauritius for Oreaster grayi Bell, 1884 
Mauritius for Oreaster grayi Bell, 1884 
Mauritius for Pentaceraster horridus (Gray, 1840) 
Mauritius for Tamaria marmorata (Michelin, 1844) 
Mauritius for Valvaster striatus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Mozambique for Archaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Mozambique for Dactylosaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Mozambique for Leiaster coriaceus Peters, 1852 
Mozambique for Leiaster glaber Peters, 1852 
Mozambique for Pentaceraster gracilis (Lütken, 1871)  (doubtful)
Mozambique for Protoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830) 
Natal for Anthenoides marleyi Mortensen, 1925 
Port Natal for Toraster tuberculatus (Gray, 1847) 
Red Sea for Monachaster sanderi (Meissner, 1892) 
Red Sea for Ophidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Red Sea for Pentaceraster mammillatus (Audouin, 1826) 
Seychelles for Andora (Andora) faouzii (Macan, 1938) 
Seychelles for Asterodiscides belli Rowe, 1977 
Seychelles for Asterodiscides elegans (Gray, 1847) 
Seychelles for Asterodiscides tessellatus Rowe, 1977 
Seychelles for Fromia nodosa A.M. Clark, 1967 
Seychelles for Leiaster coriaceus Peters, 1852 
Seychelles for Nardoa lemonnieri platyspina Jangoux & Aziz, 1984 
Seychelles for Nardoa variolata (Bruzelius, 1805) 
Seychelles for Nymphaster gardineri (Bell, 1909) 
Seychelles for Pentaceraster horridus (Gray, 1840) 
Seychelles for Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Seychelles for Tamaria lithosora H.L. Clark, 1921 
Seychelles for Thromidia seychellesensis Pope & Rowe, 1977 
South Africa (country) for Anthenoides marleyi Mortensen, 1925 
South Africa (country) for Asterodiscides elegans (Gray, 1847) 
South Africa (country) for Callopatiria Verrill, 1913 
South Africa (country) for Disasterina leptalacantha var. africana Mortensen, 1933 
South Africa (country) for Hacelia capensis Mortensen, 1925 
South Africa (country) for Mediaster capensis var. durbanensis Mortensen, 1933 
South Africa (country) for Pentaceraster mammillatus (Audouin, 1826) 
South Africa (country) for Thromidia gigas (Mortensen, 1935) 
South Africa (country) for Toraster tuberculatus (Gray, 1847) 
South African Exclusive Economic Zone for Hacelia capensis Mortensen, 1925 
Tanzania for Anthenoides marleyi Mortensen, 1925 
Tanzania for Lithosoma ochlerotatus Macan, 1938 
Tanzania for Mabahissaster zengi Macan, 1938 
Tanzania for Mediaster murrayi Macan, 1938 
Tanzania for Monachaster sanderi (Meissner, 1892) 
Tanzania for Nymphaster moebii (Studer, 1884) 
Tanzania for Ophidiaster perrieri de Loriol, 1885 
Tanzania for Paragonaster ctenipes breviradiatus Macan, 1938 
Tanzania for Plinthaster ephemeralis Macan, 1938 
Tanzania for Pseudarchaster mozaicus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 
Tanzania for Tamaria lithosora H.L. Clark, 1921 
 Classification

In family Echinasteridae in Ludwig (1899). [details]

 Description

Also distributed in Bay of Bengal, Philippine, South Pacific Is. and Hawaiian Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia ... [details]

 Description

Depth range: 183-194 m (Clark, 1993) [details]

 Description

Depth range: 183-293 m (Clark, 1993). [details]

 Description

Depth range: 256-640 m (Clark, 1993) [details]

 Description

depth: 280 m (Clark, 1993) [details]

 Description

The members of the genus are confined to tropical seas where they inhabit coral reefs, usually in the littoral ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in New Caledonia (Clark, 1954); Bay of Bengal, north Australia, Philippine, China, south Japan and ... [details]

 Distribution

Also distributed in north Australia (Clark & Rowe (1971) and Rowe & Gates (1995)); Lakshadweep (India) (Sastry, ... [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: Alaska to lower California [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: Java. [details]

 Distribution

Distribution: Mediterranean and West African. [details]

 Ecology

Ecology: benthic, inshore. General distribution: tropical, west Pacific, depth range to 20 m. (Rowe & Gates, ... [details]

 Holotype

Holotype in Australian Museum, Sydney (Australia) J3082. Type locality: Masthead Is, Capricorn Group, Queensland, ... [details]

 Holotype

Holotype in Natural History Museum, London (England) 1846.8.5.32. Type locality: North Australia (Cape York), ... [details]

 Holotype

Holotype in U.S. National Museum, Washington, D.C. (USA) No. 37027. Type locality: off Sirun Is., Sulu Archipelago, ... [details]

 Remark

According to H.L. Clark (1946), possibly Gomophia mamillifera (Livingstone, 1930) is a synonym of Nardoa frianti ... [details]

 Remark

As remarked in Hotchkiss & Clark (1976: 266, footnote), the earlier family name Asteropsidae, used once by Perrier ... [details]

 Remark

In family Linckiidae in Ludwig (1899) and Clark (1954). [details]

 Remark

In family Linckiidae in Ludwig (1899) and Clark (1654). Type species: Ferdina flavescens Gray 1840, by subsequent ... [details]

 Remark

In family Pentagonasteridae in Ludwig (1899). [details]

 Remark

Ludwig (1899) cites Linck as authority. In family Pentagonasteridae in Ludwig, 1899 . [details]

 Remark

Ludwig (1899) cites Linck as authority; pre-linnean; and places genus in separate family Pentagonasteridae. [details]

 Remark

Ludwig (1899) cites Linck as authority. In family Pentagonasteridae in Ludwig (1899). [details]

 Remark

MS name cited as if a synonym of Anthenea pentagonula (Lamarck, 1816) [details]

 Remark

original description as Iconaster [details]

 Remark

Placed in family Asteropidae in Clark & Rowe (1971). Type species: Asterias carinifera Lamarck 1816, by monotypy ... [details]

 Remark

Possibly the valid name for Astropecten (Astropus) longipes Gray 1840 (A.M. Clark, 1993). [details]

 Remark

Proposed with subgeneric rank in Ophidiaster L. Agassiz, 1835 by Peters, W.C.H. (1852). Type species: Ophidiaster ... [details]

 Remark

Status doubtful according to Jangoux 1973. Type untraced by Jangoux & De Ridder, 1987. [details]

 Remark

Subgenus Astropus; type species of Astropus. Type locality: Mauritius. Assumed by Sladen (1889) and Döderlein ... [details]

 Remark

Syntypes Indian Museum, Calcutta (India) (6 specimens). Type locality: Andaman Ils, Bay of Bengal (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type data: status undetermined Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris (France). Type locality: Mauritius (as ... [details]

 Remark

Type locality: off Durban, 410 m. (Clark & Courtman-Stock, 1976). [details]

 Remark

Type species of the genus Mabahissaster Macan, 1938 (=Calliaster Gray, 1840 (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Acanthaster echinus Gervais, 1841 (=Asterias planci Linnaeus, 1758) by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Anthenea chinensis Gray 1840, (= Asterias pentagonula Lamarck 1816) by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, ... [details]

 Remark

Type species: Archaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840 by indication (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Asterias nodosus Linnaeus, 1758 by subsequent designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Asterias cylindricus Lamarck, 1816 by subsequent designation by H.L. Clark (1921) (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Astropecten (Astropus) longipes Gray, 1840 (A.M. Clark, 1993). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Calliaster childreni Gray, 1840 by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Choriaster granulatus Lütken, 1869 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Cistina columbiae Gray, 1840 by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Disasterina abnormalis Perrier, 1875 by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Gomophia egyptiaca Gray 1840 by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995). In family Linckiidae in Clark ... [details]

 Remark

Type species: Goniodiscus capella Müller & Troschel, 1842 by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Goniodiscus sanderi Meissner 1892. Placed in Goniasteridae in Walenkamp (1990). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Heteronardoa sagamina Hayashi, 1973 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Lithosoma actinometra Fisher, 1911 (A.M. Clark, 1993). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Nardoa faouzii Macan, 1938 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Oreaster productus Bell, 1884 (=a variety of Poraster superbus Möbius, 1859) according to Döderlein ... [details]

 Remark

Type species: Pentagonaster pulchellus Gray, 1840 by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Stellasteropsis fouadi Dollfus, 1936 (A.M. Clark, 1993). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Stellaster childreni Gray, 1840 (=Asterias equestris Retzius, 1805) by monotypy (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: Thromidia catalai Pope & Rowe, 1977 by original designation (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

 Remark

Type species: none designated but Asterias variolata Retzius, 1805 implied in Verrill (1870) and accordingly given ... [details]

 Remark

with I. periectus Aziz & Jangoux 1984: 189-lapsus for I. perierctus[details]

 Status

Koehler (1920) referred this species to his Peridontaster [details]

 Status

Left in limbo by the synonymy of Gastraster with Neomorphaster; position uncertain. [details]

 Synonymy

Asterias equestris Retzius (1820)-in fact (1805) is invalid and preoccupied. Thus Stellaster childreni Gray 1840 ... [details]

 Synonymy

Asterias equestris Retzius (1820)-in fact (1805) is invalid and preoccupied. Thus Stellaster childreni Gray 1840 ... [details]

 Synonymy

Criptopeltaster Codoceo & Andrade 1981 is lapsus for Cryptopeltaster  [details]

 Synonymy

A forma of Hippasteria leiopelta Fisher, 1910. Would be a junior secondary homonym of aculeata Barrett, 1857 (as ... [details]

 Synonymy

A forma of Hippasteria leiopelta according to Fisher but of H. spinosa Verrill 1909 according to Djakonov (1950). [details]

 Synonymy

A junior homonym of Pauliella Munier-Chalmas 1895. Also presumably =Paulia Gray 1840 since Doderlein (1936) lists ... [details]

 Synonymy

A junior homonym of Pentaceros Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1829 (Pisces). [details]

 Synonymy

A possible synonym of Andora faouzii (Macan, 1938) according to Jangoux & Aziz (1984). [details]

 Synonymy

A probable synonym of Poraniella echinulata,/i according to Fisher (1928). A.M.Clark (1993: 322) confirms that this ... [details]

 Synonymy

A secondary homonym (though transitory) of Pentagonaster grandis (Gray, 1847 as Tosia) according to Sladen (1889). ... [details]

 Synonymy

A synonym of Anthenea pentagonula (Lamarck, 1816) according to Perrier (1816) according to Perrier (1875) but ... [details]

 Synonymy

A synonym of Asterias luna Linnaeus 1758, 'without any reasonable doubt' according to Verrill (1914) but ... [details]

 Synonymy

A synonym of Leiaster glaber (Peters, 1852) according to Doderlein (1926) and Jangoux (1980), though maintained as ... [details]

 Synonymy

A synonym of Ophidiaster guildingi Gray, 1840 according to Lutken (1871) but of Linckia guildingi Gray 1840 ... [details]

 Synonymy

A synonym of Pentagonaster Gray, 1840 by synonymy of the type species, according to Dujardin & Hupe (1862). ... [details]

 Synonymy

Also in Quijada 1911: 162 NOMEN NUDUM, undescribed and = Patiria (i.e. Asterina) chilensis (Lutken 1859) according ... [details]

 Synonymy

But see synonymy remark with Oreaster grayi Bell, 1884. [details]

 Synonymy

Cited as a synonym of Tosia australis Gray 1840 by Ludwig (1912) but a NOMEN NUDUM according to A.M. Clark (1953). [details]

 Synonymy

Clark states that Astropus is 'probably a synonym…' See remarks with Astropus longipes. [details]

 Synonymy

Conspecific with Porania magellanica Studer, 1876, which is currently treated as a subspecies of P. antarctica E.A. ... [details]

 Synonymy

conspecific with Pentaceraster australis according to Doderlein (1936), presumably also Oreaster australis Lutken, ... [details]

 Synonymy

following Döderlein, 1936 [details]

 Synonymy

Junior homonym of Asterodiscus Ehrenberg 1839, a genus of protozoa, renamed by A.M. Clark (1974). [details]

 Synonymy

non Asterias calcar Lamarck, 1816 as already restricted by Gray, 1840,= Asterina (=Patiriella) gunni Gray, 1840 ... [details]

 Synonymy

non Asterias minuta Gmelin 1791=Asterina marginata Hupe 1857 (=A. stellifera [Mobius 1859]) according to Perrier, 1875. [details]

 Synonymy
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non Asterias verruculata Retzius 1805, probably =Asterina cephea (Muller & Troschel 1842) which = Asterina burtoni ... [details]

 Synonymy

non Goniaster muelleri von Martens 1865= Ogmaster capella (Muller & Troschel 1842) according to Doderlein (1935) [details]

 Synonymy

None of the 4 named species were designated, so name is invalid. Genus was originally a composite of Anseropoda ... [details]

 synonymy

original combination [details]

 Synonymy

Perrier (1875) cited in Clark. According to Clark, must be rather conspecific with A. lorioli, because of the ... [details]

 Synonymy

Position indeterminable according to Doderlein (1936), but Holotype redetermined by A.M. Clark as Pentaceraster ... [details]

 Synonymy

Possibly a synonym but thought to be distinct by Madsen (pers. comm. to A.M. Clark). [details]

 Synonymy

Possibly a synonym of Valvaster striatus according to A.M. Clark in Clark & Rowe (1971) and also Marsh (1974). [details]

 Synonymy

Possibly conspecific with Poraniomorpha (Culcitopsis) borealis (Sussbach & Breckner, 1911) which it antedates and ... [details]

 Synonymy

Probably a synonym of Gomophia egyptiaca Gray, 1840 according to A.M. Clark (1967), which Endean's (1965) ... [details]

 Synonymy

Retained as a valid species by H.L. Clark (1946). Considered a synonym of Stellaster childreni by Doderlein (1935) [details]

 Synonymy

Synonym of Ceramaster granularis (Retzius, 1783) according to Verrill (1899). BUT also thought to be a synonym of ... [details]

 Synonymy

Synonymy by nomination of six-armed lectotype, allowing restriction to synonymy of P. gunni[details]

 Synonymy

Syntypes of this species in the BMNH collection are very small and almost certainly yong Asteropsis carinifera, so ... [details]

 Synonymy

This is subsequent combination from Hoffman (1874:54), but ultimately a synonym of Nardoa (i.e., Gomophia) ... [details]

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