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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster Müller & Troschel, 1840 
AphiaID: 205285

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 editorArchasteridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchasteridae Viguier, 1879
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropus Gray, 1840
Sources  original description 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): 323 [details]

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Language   Name 
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorカスリモミジガイ  [details]
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taxa (36)

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster lorioli Sukarno & Jangoux, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster agassizi Verrill, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster agassizi (Verrill, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster americanus Verrill, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten americanus (Verrill, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster bairdi Verrill, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediaster bairdi (Verrill, 1882) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster bifrons Wyville Thomson, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster bifrons (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster christi (Düben & Koren in Düben, 1844) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster coronatus Perrier, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to A.M. Clark (1981))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster dawsoni Verrill, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Luidiaster) dawsoni (Verrill, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster echinulatus Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Barbadosaster) echinulatus (Perrier, 1875) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster efflorescens Perrier, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlutonaster efflorescens (Perrier, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster excavatus Wyville Thomson, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876 (Synonym according to Smith (1879))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster florae Verrill, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster florae (Verrill, 1878) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda florae (Verrill, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster formosus Verrill, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagonaster subtilis (Perrier, 1881) (Synonym according to Downey (1973).)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster grandis Verrill, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster grandis (Verrill, 1884) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster hesperus Müller & Troschel, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraspidaster hesperus (Muller & Troschel, 1840)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster insignis H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDytaster insignis (Perrier, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster laevis H.L. Clark, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym according to Sukarno & Jangoux (1977))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster longobrachialis Danielssen & Koren, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster lucifer Valenciennes in Perrier, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIconaster longimanus (Möbius, 1859) (NOMEN NUDUM, only an MS name.)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster magnificus Bell, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster magnificus (Bell, 1881) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster vestitus magnificus (Bell, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster mauritianus von Martens, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster angulatus Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster mirabilis Perrier, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Christopheraster) mirabilis (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster nicobaricus Behn in Möbius, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840 (Synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster pulcher Perrier, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster pulcher (Perrier, 1881) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster robustus Verrill, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (Synonym according to Koehler (1909))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster sepitus Verrill, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheiraster (Cheiraster) sepitus (Verrill, 1885) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster simplex Perrier, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthopecten simplex (Perrier, 1881) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster tenuis Bell, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten tenuis (Bell, 1894)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPontaster tenuispinus (Düben & Koren, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster vexillifer Wyville Thomson, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Archaster typicus Müller & Troschel, 1840 by indication (Rowe & Gates, 1995). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The Archasteridae has been in the synonymy of the Benthopectinidae, but is now restricted to Archaster typicus in the Indo-Pacific. Archaster is in the synonymy of several benthopectinid genera, such as Cheiraster (many subgenera) and Pontaster[details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205285
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1999-06-12 17:04:53Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-25 12:31:29Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2006-09-05 13:59:36Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2008-12-06 17:21:35Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C. (2008). Archaster Müller & Troschel, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205285 on 2017-10-23
   
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