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Asteroidea taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinidae Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 123133

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinidae
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorValvatida
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMarginaster littoralis Dartnall, 1970 (An asterinid, but which species is uncertain.)
Sources 
status source Mah, C.L. and D.W. Foltz. (2011). Molecular Phylogeny of the Valvatacea (Asteroidea, Echinodermata). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 161: 769-788., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00659.x/full [details]

identification resource O'Loughlin, P.M. and J.M. Waters. (2004). A molecular and morphological revision of genera of Asterinidae (Echinodermata: Asteroidea). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 61(1): 1-40., available online at http://museumvictoria.com.au/pages/3957/61_1_Loughlin.pdf [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcushion stars  [details]
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taxa (35)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAilsastra O'Loughlin & Rowe, 2005
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllopatiria Verrill, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda Nardo, 1834
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAquilonastra O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterina Nardo, 1834
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinides Verrill, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallopatiria Verrill, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptasterina Dartnall, Byrne, Collins & Hart, 2003
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisasterina Perrier, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndianastra O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKampylaster Koehler, 1920
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManasterina H.L. Clark, 1938
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeridiastra O'Loughlin, 2002
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNepanthia Gray, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParanepanthia Fisher, 1917
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParvulastra O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiria Gray, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiriella Verrill, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudasterina Aziz & Jangoux, 1985
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudonepanthia A.H. Clark, 1916
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopatiria O'Loughlin in O'Loughlin & Waters, 2004
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStegnaster Sladen, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTegulaster Livingstone, 1933
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTremaster Verrill, 1880

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinopsis Verrill, 1913 (nomen dubium, Type species is lost/not described)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmopatiria Verrill, 1913 (nomen dubium)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenaster L. Agassiz, 1836 (nomen nudum, Cited only as synonym of Asterina)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteriscus Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda Nardo, 1834
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarna Gistel, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda Nardo, 1834
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnoplopatiria Verrill, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPatiria Gray, 1840
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaneriinae Sladen, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGaneriidae Sladen, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabroporina H.L. Clark, 1921 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisasterina Perrier, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmipes L. Agassiz, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnseropoda Nardo, 1834
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParasterina Fisher, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNepanthia Gray, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaxillasterina A.M. Clark, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterinides Verrill, 1913
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123133
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2005-07-28 06:51:10Z  changed  Braeckman, Ulrike
2008-01-19 12:10:32Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2014). Asterinidae Gray, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Mah, C.L. (2014) World Asteroidea database at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123133 on 2014-11-24
  
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