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Benthopectinidae Verrill, 1899

123126  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123126)

accepted
Family
Genus Acontiaster Döderlein, 1921
Genus Benthopecten Verrill, 1884
Genus Cheiraster Studer, 1883
Genus Gaussaster Ludwig, 1910
Genus Myonotus Fisher, 1911
Genus Nearchaster Fisher, 1911
Genus Pectinaster Perrier, 1885
Genus Pontaster Sladen, 1885
Genus Pontasterinae Verrill, 1894

Genus Christopheraster A.M. Clark, 1981 represented as Cheiraster (Christopheraster) A.M. Clark, 1981

Genus Acantharchaster Verrill, 1894 accepted as Luidiaster Studer, 1883 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) Studer, 1883 (A synonym according to Ludwig (1910))
Genus Barbadosaster A.M. Clark, 1981 accepted as Cheiraster (Barbadosaster) A.M. Clark, 1981 (Now a subgenus of Cheiraster Studer 1883)
Genus Luidiaster Studer, 1883 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) Studer, 1883 (A subgenus of Cheiraster according to A.M. Clark (1981))
Genus Marcellaster Koehler, 1907 accepted as Cheiraster (Luidiaster) Studer, 1883 (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Genus Pararchaster Sladen, 1885 accepted as Benthopecten Verrill, 1884 (Synonym according to Verrill (1895))
Genus Saraster A.H. Clark, 1916 accepted as Nearchaster Fisher, 1911 (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981).)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Verrill, A. E. (1899). Revision of certain genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of new forms. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 10(1): 145-234., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13456950#page/175/mode/1up [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Benthopectinidae Verrill, 1899. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123126 on 2018-07-19
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-07-29 11:05:05Z
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2008-06-11 12:57:51Z
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2009-01-19 04:03:02Z
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2015-04-09 18:18:12Z
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1899). Revision of certain genera and species of starfishes, with descriptions of new forms. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 10(1): 145-234., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13456950#page/175/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofPararchasterinae Sladen, 1889) Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948
page(s): xxviii, 4 [details]   

original description  (ofBenthopectininae Verrill, 1894) Verrill, A. E. (1894). Descriptions of new species of starfishes and ophiurans, with a revision of certain species formerly described; mostly from the collections made by the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 17(1000), 245-297., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15675247
page(s): 245 [details]   

original description  (ofCheirasteridae Ludwig, 1910) Ludwig, H. (1910). Notomyota, eine neue Ordung der Seesterne. Sitzungsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin. 23: 435-466., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/92697#page/499/mode/1up
page(s): 444 [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

identification resource Clark, A.M. (1981). Notes on Atlantic and other Asteroidea. 1. Family Benthopectinidae. Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Zoology) 41: 91-135., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2365197 [details]   
 
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