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Asterias Linnaeus, 1758

123219  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123219)

accepted
Genus
Allasterias Verrill, 1909 (synonym according to Fisher (1923, 1930))
Asteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840 (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Parasterias Verrill, 1914 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
Species Asterias argonauta Djakonov, 1950
Species Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)
Species Asterias microdiscus Djakonov, 1950
Species Asterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
Species Asterias rollestoni Bell, 1881
Species Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Species Asterias versicolor Sladen, 1889

Species Asterias arenata Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium, Unidentifiable according to H.L. Clark (1921))
Species Asterias articulata Linnaeus, 1753 (nomen dubium, Invald (pre-1758))
Species Asterias aster Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)
Species Asterias bicolor Lamarck, 1816 (nomen dubium)
Species Asterias bootes (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (nomen dubium)
Species Asterias echinata Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)
Species Asterias fernandezianus Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen dubium, dubious, mentioned by Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias macropora (Verrill, 1909) (nomen dubium, Type material is juvenile and is lost)
Species Asterias tricolor Risso, 1826 (nomen dubium, absent from Clark's list, status uncertain)
Species Asterias wilkinsoni Gray, 1840 (nomen dubium)

Species Asterias alta Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 [not seen] (nomen nudum, Nomen nudum according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias brasiliensis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
Species Asterias brisingoides Perrier, 1885 (nomen nudum)
Species Asterias cayennensis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
Species Asterias conceptionis Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum)
Species Asterias cumpullis Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias echinata Philippi in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias hirtum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias longstaffi Bell, 1908 (nomen nudum, according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias nautarum Bell, 1883 (nomen nudum)
Species Asterias Novaezelandiae Cuvier, 1829 (nomen nudum, Undescribed)
Species Asterias reticulatum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias roseum Philippi (MS) in Quijada, 1911 (nomen nudum, according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias vulgaris Packard, 1863 (nomen nudum, according to Fisher (1930))

Subgenus Asterias (Coscinasterias) Verrill, 1867 accepted as Coscinasterias Verrill, 1867
Subgenus Asterias (Hydrasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Hydrasterias Sladen, 1889
Subgenus Asterias (Leptasterias) Verrill, 1866 accepted as Leptasterias Verrill, 1866
Subgenus Asterias (Polyasterias) Perrier, 1894 accepted as Polyasterias Perrier, 1894 accepted as Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) (Sladen, 1889)
Subgenus Asterias (Smilasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Smilasterias Sladen, 1889
Subgenus Asterias (Stolasterias) Sladen, 1889 accepted as Stolasterias Sladen, 1889 represented as Coscinasterias Verrill, 1867
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) africana Muller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis f. africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) calamaria Gray, 1840 accepted as Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) eustyla Sladen, 1889 accepted as Sclerasterias Perrier, 1891
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) gemmifera Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Coscinasterias echinata (Gray, 1840)
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) stichantha Sladen, 1889 accepted as Distolasterias stichantha (Sladen, 1889)
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) tenuispina Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Asterias (Stolasterias) volsellata Sladen, 1889 accepted as Coronaster volsellatus (Sladen, 1889) (synonym)
Subgenus Asterias (Urasterias) Verrill, 1909 accepted as Urasterias Verrill, 1909
  » Species Asterias (Urasterias) forcipulata Verrill, 1909 accepted as Stylasterias forreri (deLoriol, 1887) (Synonym according to Fisher (1928))
Species Asterias acanthostoma Verrill, 1909 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym)
Species Asterias acervata Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias acervata (Stimpson, 1861) accepted as Leptasterias polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris acervata (Stimpson, 1861) (synonym)
Species Asterias acervispinis Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
Species Asterias aculeata Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Ophiopholis aculeata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Asterias acutispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Coscinasterias (Stolasterias) acutispina (Stimpson, 1862) represented as Coscinasterias acutispina (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Asterias aequalis Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias aequalis (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Asterias affinis Brandt, 1835 accepted as Solaster affinis (Brandt, 1835) accepted as Crossaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Asterias africana Muller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as Marthasterias africana (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Asterias alba Bell, 1881 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias alboverrucosa Brandt, 1835 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
Species Asterias albulua (Stimpson, 1853) accepted as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853)
Species Asterias alternata Say, 1825 accepted as Luidia alternata (Say, 1825)
Species Asterias alveolata Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
Species Asterias angulosa Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1788 accepted as Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias anomala Verrill, 1909 accepted as Asterias rathbuni (Verrill, 1909)
Species Asterias antarctica Studer, 1884 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (Synonym and homonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Asterias arancia Dewhurst, 1834 accepted as Ctenodiscus crispatus (Bruzelius, 1805) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias aranciaca Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Asterias aranciata Parelius, 1768 accepted as Psilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Lapsus for A. aranciaca Linnaeus 1758, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias arctica Murdoch, 1885 accepted as Leptasterias arctica (Murdoch, 1885)
Species Asterias arenicola Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)
Species Asterias articulata Say, 1825 accepted as Astropecten articulatus (Say, 1825)
Species Asterias aspera O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias atlantica Verrill, 1868 accepted as Coscinasterias tenuispina (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias attenuata Bell, 1891 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
Species Asterias aurantiaca Tiedemann, 1816 accepted as Astropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Doderlein (1917))
Species Asterias aurantiacus Meyen, 1834 accepted as Stichaster aurantiacus (Meyen, 1834) accepted as Stichaster striatus Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias austera Verrill, 1895 accepted as Leptasterias austera (Verrill, 1895)
Species Asterias belli Studer, 1884 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881) (Synonym according to Bell (1908))
Species Asterias bidentata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Ophiacantha bidentata (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym)
Species Asterias bifida Pennant, 1777 accepted as Antedon bifida (Pennant, 1777) (basionym)
Species Asterias bispinosa Otto, 1823 accepted as Astropecten bispinosus (Otto, 1823) (synonym)
Species Asterias borbonica Perrier, 1875 accepted as Anasterias Perrier, 1875
Species Asterias borealis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym according to Verrill (1895))
Species Asterias brachiata Perrier, 1875 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Verrill (1914) and Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias brachiata Montagu, 1804 accepted as Acrocnida brachiata (Montagu, 1804) (moved to genus Acrocnida by Gislén (1926))
Species Asterias brandti Bell, 1881 accepted as Diplasterias brandti (Bell, 1881)
Species Asterias brevispina Stimpson, 1857 accepted as Pisaster brevispinus (Stimpson, 1857)
Species Asterias briareus Verrill, 1882 accepted as Coronaster briareus (Verrill, 1882)
Species Asterias calamaria Gray, 1840 accepted as Coscinasterias calamaria (Gray, 1840)
Species Asterias calcar Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Patiriella calcar (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Meridiastra calcar (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias calcitrapa Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Astropecten calcitrapa (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias camtschatica Brandt, 1835 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) camtschatica (Brandt, 1835)
Species Asterias canariensis d'Orbigny, 1839 accepted as Narcissia canariensis (d'Orbigny, 1839)
Species Asterias capensis Perrier, 1875 accepted as Allostichaster capensis (Perrier, 1875)
Species Asterias capitata Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster capitatus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) (Subspecies according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias carinifera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Asteropsis carinifera (Lamarck, 1816) (Basyonym)
Species Asterias cartilaginea Fleming, 1828 accepted as Palmipes membranaceus (Retzius, 1783) accepted as Anseropoda placenta (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Asterias ciliaris Philippi, 1837 accepted as Luidia ciliaris (Philippi, 1837)
Species Asterias ciliata O.F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Ophiura ophiura (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Asterias clathrata Pennant, 1777 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Asterias clathrata Say, 1825 accepted as Luidia clathrata (Say, 1825)
Species Asterias clavigera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Mithrodia clavigera (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias compta Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias compta (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Asterias conferta Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster confertus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835)
Species Asterias contorta Perrier, 1881 accepted as Sclerasterias contorta (Perrier, 1881)
Species Asterias coriacea Grube, 1840 accepted as Hacelia attenuata Gray, 1840 (synonym)
Species Asterias crassispina H.L. Clark, 1941 accepted as Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848) (synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Asterias crassispinis Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias rathbuni crassispinis Djakonov, 1950
Species Asterias cribraria Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Leptasterias cribraria (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Leptasterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (synonym according to Fisher (1930) and Djakonov (1950))
Species Asterias crispata Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Ctenodiscus crispatus (Bruzelius, 1805) (synonym)
Species Asterias cumingii Gray, 1840 accepted as Heliaster cumingi (Gray, 1840)
Species Asterias cunninghami Perrier, 1875 accepted as Anasterias antarctica (Lütken, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias cuspidata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Goniodiscus cuspidatus (Gray, 1840) accepted as Goniaster tessellatus (Lamarck, 1816) (In Goniodiscus according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias cylindricus Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Ophidiaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Dactylosaster cylindricus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias decemradiatus Brandt, 1835 accepted as Solaster stimpsoni Verrill, 1880
Species Asterias discoidea Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Culcita schmideliana (Bruzelius, 1805) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias distichum (Brandt, 1851) accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym)
Species Asterias dorsatus Linnaeus, 1753 accepted as Protoreaster nodosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Asterias douglasi Perrier, 1875 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias dubia Verrill, 1909 accepted as Leptasterias (Hexasterias) polaris katherinae (Gray, 1840) (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias echinites Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Verrill (1914))
Species Asterias echinophora Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Echinaster (Othilia) echinophorus (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias echinus Gervais, 1841 accepted as Acanthaster planci (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Asterias edmundi Ludwig, 1897 accepted as Sclerasterias neglecta (Perrier, 1891) (synonym)
Species Asterias endeca Linnaeus, 1771 accepted as Solaster endeca (Linnaeus, 1771) (synonym)
Species Asterias enopla Verrill, 1895 accepted as Urasterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
Species Asterias epichlora Brandt, 1835 accepted as Evasterias troschelii (Stimpson, 1862)
Species Asterias equestris Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) (synonym)
Species Asterias equestris Bruzelius, 1805 accepted as Stellaster equestris (Bruzelius, 1805) accepted as Stellaster childreni Gray, 1840
Species Asterias eustyla Sladen, 1889 accepted as Sclerasterias eustyla (Sladen, 1889)
Species Asterias exigua Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Patiriella exigua (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Parvulastra exigua (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Asterias exigua Delle Chiaje, 1827 accepted as Asterina gibbosa (Pennant, 1777) (Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Asterias exquisita de Loriol, 1887 accepted as Pisaster giganteus (Stimpson, 1857) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Asterias fabricii Agassiz in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758 (Synonym according to Verrill (1895))
Species Asterias fascicularis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Tarsaster fascicularis (Perrier, 1881)
Species Asterias fernandensis Meissner, 1896 accepted as Astrostole platei (Meissner, 1896) (Synonym)
Species Asterias fissispina Stimpson, 1862 accepted as Pisaster fissispinus (Stimpson, 1862) accepted as Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Asterias flabellifera Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Asterias amurensis Lutken, 1871
Species Asterias forreri de Loriol, 1887 accepted as Stylasterias forreri (deLoriol, 1887)
Species Asterias fulgens Sladen, 1889 accepted as Anasterias varia (Philippi, 1870) (Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias fulva Sladen, 1889 accepted as Cosmasterias lurida (Philippi, 1858) (Synonym)
Species Asterias fungifera Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
Species Asterias gelatinosa Meyen, 1834 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias georgiana Studer, 1885 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias germaini Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted, Synonym)
Species Asterias gibbosa Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias gigantea Stimpson, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias gigas Linnaeus, 1753 (unaccepted, Synonym (name invalidated by date))
Species Asterias glacialis Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias glomerata Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias gracilis Perrier, 1881 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias gracilispinis Djakonov, 1950 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias granifera Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias granularis Retzius, 1783 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias groenlandica (Steenstrup, 1857) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias gunneri Danielssen & Koren, 1883 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Doderlein (1900))
Species Asterias hartii (Rathbun, 1879) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias helianthemoides Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias helianthoides Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias helianthus Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias hexactis Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias hispida Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias holsatica Bruzelius, 1805 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias hyadesi Perrier, 1886 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias hyperborea Danielssen & Koren, 1883 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias ianthina Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias imperati Delle Chiaje, 1841 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias inermis Bell, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias irregularis Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias janthina Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted, Misspelling)
Species Asterias japonica Bell, 1881 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias jehennesi Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias johnstoni Gray in Johnston, 1836 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias jonstoni Delle Chiaje, 1827 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias katherinae Gray, 1840 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias koehleri de Loriol, 1897 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias lacazei (Perrier, 1869) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias latissima Djakonov, 1950 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias lincki de Blainville, 1830 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias lincki (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias linckii (Muller & Troschel, 1842) (unaccepted, Homonym)
Species Asterias linearis Perrier, 1881 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias littoralis (Stimpson, 1853) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias longipes Bruzelius, 1805 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias luetkeni Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Species Asterias luna Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias madeirensis Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias mammillata Audouin, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias margaritifera Brandt in Fisher, 1930 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias mazophorus Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias membranacea Retzius, 1783 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Asterias meridionalis Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias militaris O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias milleporella Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias miniata Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Asterias minuta Linnaeus, 1761 (unaccepted, synonym according to Madsen (1987))
Species Asterias minuta Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted, synonym according to Madsen (1987))
Species Asterias minuta de Blainville, 1834 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias mollis Hutton, 1872 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias muelleri (M. Sars, 1846) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias mülleri (M. Sars, 1846) (unaccepted, Spelling variation for Asterias muelleri)
Species Asterias multiclava Verrill, 1914 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias multifora Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias multiradiata Gray, 1840 (unaccepted, Homonym)
Species Asterias multiradiata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Asterias murrayi Bell, 1891 (unaccepted, synonym according to Mortensen (1927))
Species Asterias nanimensis Verrill, 1914 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias neglecta Bell, 1881 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias nigra Abildgaard in O.F. Müller, 1789 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias nipon Döderlein, 1902 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias noctiluca Viviani, 1805 (unaccepted, according to Millott in Boolootian (1966))
Species Asterias nodosa Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias normani Danielssen & Koren, 1883 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias nuda Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias obtusangula Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias obtusata Bory de St. Vincent, 1827 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias obtusispinosa Bell, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias ocellifera Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Asterias ochotensis (Brandt, 1851) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias ochracea Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias octagona Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, Synonym as restricted by Gray (1840))
Species Asterias oculata Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias ophidiana Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias pallida (A. Agassiz, 1866) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias palmipes Olivi, 1792 (unaccepted, Synonym)
Species Asterias panopla Stuxberg, 1879 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias papposus Linnaeus, 1767 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias papulosa Verrill, 1909 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias papyracea Konrad, 1814 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Asterias paucispina Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias pectinata Brandt, 1835 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias pectinata Couch, 1840 (unaccepted, synonym according to Forbes (1841))
Species Asterias pectinata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Asterias pedicellaris Koehler, 1907 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias penicillaris Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias pentacantha Delle Chiaje, 1827 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias pentacanthus Simroth, 1889 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Asterias pentacyphus Bruzelius, 1805 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias pentagonula Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias pentaphylla Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias perforata O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Asterias perrieri E. A. Smith, 1876 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Asterias pertusa O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias petalodea Bruzelius, 1805 (unaccepted, original name of Astropecten petalodea)
Species Asterias philippii Bell, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1926))
Species Asterias phrygiana Parelius, 1768 (unaccepted, original name)
Species Asterias placenta Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias planci Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias platyacantha Philippi, 1837 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias pleyadella Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias polaris Sabine, 1824 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias polyplax (Muller & Troschel, 1844) (unaccepted, subsequent combination)
Species Asterias polythela Verrill, 1909 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
Species Asterias problema Lutken, 1872 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias pulchella de Blainville, 1834 (unaccepted, synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Asterias pulvillus O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias punctata Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias rarispina Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias reticulata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias richardi Perrier in Milne-Edwards, 1882 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias rodolphi Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias rosacea Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias rosea O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Asterias rugispina Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias rumphii Parelius, 1768 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias rupicola Verrill, 1876 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias rustica Gray, 1840 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias saanichensis deLoriol, 1897 (unaccepted, synonym according to A.M. Clark & Mah 1996: 276)
Species Asterias sagena Bruzelius, 1805 (unaccepted, synonym according to Torotnese & Madsen (1979))
Species Asterias sanguinolenta O.F. Müller, 1776 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias satsumana Döderlein, 1902 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias savaresi Delle Chiaje, 1827 (unaccepted, synonym to Gray (1866))
Species Asterias savignyi Audouin, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias scaber Hutton, 1872 (unaccepted, original name)
Species Asterias scalprifera Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias schmideliana Bruzelius, 1805 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias sebae de Blainville, 1830 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias senegalensis Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias sentus Say, 1825 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias seposita Retzius, 1783 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias sertulifera Xantus, 1860 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias similispinis H.L. Clark, 1908 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias sinusoida Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Shepherd (1967))
Species Asterias solaris Carpenter, 1856 (unaccepted, Probable synonym according to H.L. Clark (1909))
Species Asterias solaris Schreber, 1793 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1955))
Species Asterias spectabilis Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Leipoldt (1895))
Species Asterias spinosa Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias spinosa Say, 1825 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
Species Asterias spinosa Bruzelius, 1805 (unaccepted, Homonym)
Species Asterias spinulosus Philippi, 1837 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias spirabilis Bell, 1881 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias spitzbergensis Danielssen & Koren, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias spongiosa Fabricius, 1780 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias steineni Studer, 1885 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias stellionura Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias stichantha Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias striata Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias studeri Bell, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias subinermis Philippi, 1837 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias subulata Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Asterias sulcifera Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1940))
Species Asterias tanneri Verrill, 1880 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias tenella Retzius, 1783 (unaccepted, basionym)
Species Asterias tenera Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias tenorii Delle Chiaje, 1825 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias tenuispina Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, Basionym)
Species Asterias tessellata Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Asterias tomidata Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias torquata Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted, synonym according to Hayashi (1938))
Species Asterias triremis Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias trochiscus Bruzelius, 1805 (unaccepted, Doubtful validity according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias troschelii Stimpson, 1862 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias umbilicata Konrad, 1814 (unaccepted, A synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Asterias undulata O.F. Mueller, 1784 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias vancouveri Perrier, 1875 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias varia (Philippi, 1870) (unaccepted)
Species Asterias variolata Bruzelius, 1805 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias vernicina Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias verrilli Bell, 1881 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Madsen (1956))
Species Asterias verrucosa Risso, 1826 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Ludwig (1897))
Species Asterias verruculata Bruzelius, 1805 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Asterias vesiculosa Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias vestita Say, 1825 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias victoriana Verrill, 1909 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Djakonov (1950))
Species Asterias violacea O.F. Mueller, 1788 (unaccepted, Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Species Asterias volsellata Sladen, 1889 (unaccepted)
Species Asterias vulgaris Verrill, 1866 (unaccepted, synonym according to Downey in Clark & Downey (1992))
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Asteroidea (2018). Asterias Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123219 on 2018-07-17
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofStellonia Nardo, 1834) Nardo, J.D. (1834). De Asteriis. Isis von Oken. 1834: 716-717., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/87984#page/388/mode/1up
page(s): 716 [details]   

original description  (ofUraster L. Agassiz, 1836) Agassiz, L. (1836). Prodrome d'une Monographie des Radiaires ou Echinodermes. Mémoires de la Société des Sciences naturelles de Neuchâtel. 1, 168-199., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40297#page/180/mode/1up
page(s): 191 [details]   

original description  (ofAllasterias Verrill, 1909) Verrill, A.E. (1909). Description of new genera and species of starfishes from the North Pacific coast of America. American Journal of Science 28: 59-70., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/124423#page/75/mode/1up
page(s): 65 [details]   

original description  (ofParasterias Verrill, 1914) Verrill, A.E. (1914). Monograph of the shallow-water starfishes of the North Pacific coast from the Arctic Ocean to California. Harriman Alaska series: US National Museum 14: 1-408 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/20755223
page(s): 53 [details]   

original description  (ofAsteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1840). Ueber die Gattungen der Asterien. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 6: 318-326., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/31587#page/328/mode/1up
page(s): 320 [details]   

original description  (ofAsteracanthium Brandt, 1851) Brandt, J.F. (1851). Bemerkungen uber die Asteriden und Echiniden Ochtskischen, Kamtschatischen und Behringschen Meeres. A. Th. v. Middendorff, Reise in den aussersten Norden and Osten Sibiriens, etc.,. vol. 2, pt. 1; Echinodermen, Ddr. F. Brandt und E. Grube pp. 27-34., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114010#page/41/mode/1up
page(s): 27 [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]   

basis of record  (ofStellonia Nardo, 1834) 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  (ofAsteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840) Clark, A.M.and Mah, C. (2001). An index of names of recent Asteroidea, part 4. Forcipulatida and Brisingida, in: Jangoux, M.; Lawrence, J.M. (Ed.) (2001). Echinoderm Studies, 6: pp. 229-347 (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofAsteracanthion Müller & Troschel, 1840) 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]   

basis of record  (ofAllasterias Verrill, 1909) 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]   

basis of record  (ofUraster L. Agassiz, 1836) 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]   

basis of record  (ofAsteracanthium Brandt, 1851) 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]   

basis of record  (ofParasterias Verrill, 1914) 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]   
 
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Asterias rubens
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Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
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Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
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Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758
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Asterias rubens and Mya arenaria shells in 15 m water depths.
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Gewone zeester
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Asterias rubens-oral view
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Asterias rubens (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Seastar (Asterias rubens)
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Seastar (Asterias rubens)
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