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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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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster Gervais, 1841 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster brevispinus Fisher, 1917 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster echinites (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster mauritiensis de Loriol, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAndora A.M. Clark, 1967 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAndora (Andora) bruuni Rowe, 1977 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAndora (Andora) faouzii (Macan, 1938) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthenea Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthenoides Perrier, 1881 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthenoides marleyi Mortensen, 1925 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster bifrons Wyville Thomson, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster christi (Düben & Koren in Düben, 1844) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster excavatus Wyville Thomson, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster laevis H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster mauritianus von Martens, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchasteridae Viguier, 1879 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias cylindricus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylosaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias exigua Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParvulastra exigua (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias placenta Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias planci Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina Nardo, 1834 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina exigua (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParvulastra exigua (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina miniata (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiria miniata (Brandt, 1835) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina perrieri Loriol, 1904 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina fimbriata Perrier, 1875 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinidae Gray, 1840 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides belli Rowe, 1977 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides cherbonnieri Rowe, 1985 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides crosnieri Rowe, 1985 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides fourmanoiri Rowe, 1985 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides tessellatus Rowe, 1977 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus Gray, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides A. M. Clark, 1974 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscus helonotus Fisher, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides helonotus (Fisher, 1913) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropseidae Hotchkiss & Clark, 1976 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropsis Müller & Troschel, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten longipes Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropus Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropus longipes (Gray, 1840) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977 (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustrofromia schultzei (Döderlein, 1910) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia schultzei Döderlein, 1910 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliaster Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliaster acanthodes H.L. Clark, 1923 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallopatiria Verrill, 1913 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallopatiria granifera (Gray, 1847) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetaster longipes (Retzius, 1805) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoriaster Lutken, 1869 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCistina Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita Agassiz, 1836 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita pentangularis Gray, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita novaeguineae Müller & Troschel, 1842 (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCycethra electilis Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCycethra verrucosa (Philippi, 1857) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCycethra verrucosa mawsoni A.M. Clark, 1962 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylosaster Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplodontias singularis singularis (Müller & Troschel, 1843) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisasterina Perrier, 1875 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisasterina leptalacantha (H.L. Clark, 1916) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTegulaster leptalacantha (H.L. Clark, 1916) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFerdina Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFerdina kuhli (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoferdina kuhli (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia Gray, 1840 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia indica (Perrier, 1869) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaneriidae Sladen, 1889 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGomophia Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniodiscus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulcita Agassiz, 1836 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnasteria carinifera (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropsis carinifera (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnasterias carinifera Bell, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropsis carinifera (Lamarck, 1816) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHacelia Gray, 1840 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHacelia capensis Mortensen, 1925 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteronardoa Hayashi, 1973 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippasteria europaea Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippasteria phrygiana phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippasteria phrygiana phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLasiaster Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoraniomorpha Danielssen & Koren, 1881 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster Peters, 1852 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia Nardo, 1834 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia ehrenbergii (Müller & Troschel) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia guildingi Gray, 1840 (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinckia marmorata Martens in von der Decken, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamaria marmorata (Michelin, 1844) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithosoma Fisher, 1911 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithosoma ochlerotatus Macan, 1938 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophaster Verrill, 1878 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMabahissaster Macan, 1938 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMabahissaster zengi Macan, 1938 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster Stimpson, 1857 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis H.L. Clark, 1923 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster murrayi Macan, 1938 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMithrodia Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonachaster Döderlein, 1916 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNardoa Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNardoa frianti Koehler, 1910 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNardoa galatheae (Lütken, 1864) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoferdina kuhli (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNymphaster Sladen, 1889 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNymphaster gardineri (Bell, 1909) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontaster capitatus Koehler, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster elongatus f. capitatus (Koehler, 1912) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcodontaster capitatus (Koehler, 1912) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOgmaster von Martens, 1865 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (additional source)
Cape St. Francis for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliaster acanthodes H.L. Clark, 1923 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCistina columbiae Gray, 1840 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoriaster granulatus Lütken, 1869 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonachaster sanderi (Meissner, 1892) 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNardoa variolata (Retzius, 1805) 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842 
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamaria marmorata (Michelin, 1844) 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAndora (Andora) bruuni Rowe, 1977 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides belli Rowe, 1977 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides cherbonnieri Rowe, 1985 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides crosnieri Rowe, 1985 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides fourmanoiri Rowe, 1985 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalityle regularis Fisher, 1913 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteronardoa diamantinae Rowe, 1976 
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThromidia gigas (Mortensen, 1935) 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster mauritianus von Martens, 1866 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster mauritianus von Martens, 1866 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten longipes Gray, 1840  (doubtful)
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropus longipes (Gray, 1840) 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropus longipes (Gray, 1840) 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCistina columbiae Gray, 1840 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylosaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFerdina flavescens Gray, 1840 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster coriaceus Peters, 1852 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNardoa variolata (Retzius, 1805) 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster duncani de Loriol, 1885 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster perrieri de Loriol, 1885 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster robillardi de Loriol, 1885 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster grayi Bell, 1884 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster grayi Bell, 1884 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceraster horridus (Gray, 1840) 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamaria marmorata (Michelin, 1844) 
Mauritius for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvaster striatus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylosaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster coriaceus Peters, 1852 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster glaber Peters, 1852 
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceraster gracilis (Lütken, 1871)  (doubtful)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoreaster lincki (Blainville, 1830) 
Natal for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthenoides marleyi Mortensen, 1925 
Port Natal for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToraster tuberculatus (Gray, 1847) 
Red Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonachaster sanderi (Meissner, 1892) 
Red Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Red Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceraster mammillatus (Audouin, 1826) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAndora (Andora) faouzii (Macan, 1938) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides belli Rowe, 1977 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides elegans (Gray, 1847) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides tessellatus Rowe, 1977 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFromia nodosa A.M. Clark, 1967 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiaster coriaceus Peters, 1852 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNardoa lemonnieri platyspina Jangoux & Aziz, 1984 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNardoa variolata (Retzius, 1805) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNymphaster gardineri (Bell, 1909) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceraster horridus (Gray, 1840) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamaria lithosora H.L. Clark, 1921 
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThromidia seychellesensis Pope & Rowe, 1977 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthenoides marleyi Mortensen, 1925 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterodiscides elegans (Gray, 1847) 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallopatiria Verrill, 1913 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisasterina leptalacantha var. africana Mortensen, 1933 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHacelia capensis Mortensen, 1925 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster capensis var. durbanensis Mortensen, 1933 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceraster mammillatus (Audouin, 1826) 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThromidia gigas (Mortensen, 1935) 
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorToraster tuberculatus (Gray, 1847) 
South African Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHacelia capensis Mortensen, 1925 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthenoides marleyi Mortensen, 1925 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithosoma ochlerotatus Macan, 1938 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMabahissaster zengi Macan, 1938 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster murrayi Macan, 1938 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonachaster sanderi (Meissner, 1892) 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNymphaster moebii (Studer, 1884) 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiaster perrieri de Loriol, 1885 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagonaster ctenipes breviradiatus Macan, 1938 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlinthaster ephemeralis Macan, 1938 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster mozaicus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 
Tanzania for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamaria lithosora H.L. Clark, 1921 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Classification

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

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

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

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

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

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depth: 280 m (Clark, 1993) [details]

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

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

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Distribution

Distribution: Alaska to lower California [details]

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Distribution: Java. [details]

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Distribution: Mediterranean and West African. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Ecology

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Holotype

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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original description as Iconaster [details]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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following Döderlein, 1936 [details]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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original combination [details]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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