WoRMS taxon details

Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876

123250  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123250)

accepted
Genus
Glyphaster Verrill, 1909 · unaccepted (Synonym according to Fisher...)  
Synonym according to Fisher (1911, 1940).
Leptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879 · unaccepted (Synonym of Leptychaster according...)  
Synonym of Leptychaster according to Fisher (1911)
Parastropecten Ludwig, 1905 · unaccepted (Subgenus according to Fisher (1940).)
Priamaster Koehler, 1912 · unaccepted (Synonym according to Fisher (1940))

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  1. Species Leptychaster anomalus Fisher, 1906
  2. Species Leptychaster antarcticus Sladen, 1889
  3. Species Leptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851)
  4. Species Leptychaster flexuosus (Koehler, 1920)
  5. Species Leptychaster inermis (Ludwig, 1905)
  6. Species Leptychaster kerguelenensis E. A. Smith, 1876
  7. Species Leptychaster magnificus (Koehler, 1912)
  8. Species Leptychaster melchiorensis Bernasconi, 1969
  9. Species Leptychaster pacificus Fisher, 1906
  10. Species Leptychaster propinquus Fisher, 1910
  11. Species Leptychaster stellatus Ziesenhenne, 1942
  12. Species Leptychaster accrescens (Koehler, 1920) accepted as Macroptychaster accrescens (Koehler, 1920) (synonym)
  13. Species Leptychaster mendosus Koehler, 1923 accepted as Leptychaster kerguelenensis mendosus (Koehler, 1923) (original combination)
  14. Species Leptychaster microplax Djakonov, 1950 accepted as Leptychaster arcticus microplax Djakonov, 1950
  15. Species Leptychaster millespina Verrill, 1909 accepted as Leptychaster pacificus Fisher, 1906 (Synonym according to Verrill (1914))
  16. Subgenus Leptychaster (Leptychaster) E. A. Smith, 1876 represented as Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
  17. Subgenus Leptychaster (Parastropecten) (Ludwig, 1905) represented as Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876
    1. Species Leptychaster (Parastropecten) inermis (Ludwig, 1905) represented as Leptychaster inermis (Ludwig, 1905)
    2. Species Leptychaster (Parastropecten) stellatus Ziesenhenne, 1942 represented as Leptychaster stellatus Ziesenhenne, 1942
  18. Subgenus Leptychaster (Trophodiscus) Fisher, 1917 represented as Trophodiscus Fisher, 1917
    1. Species Leptychaster (Trophodiscus) almus Fisher, 1917 accepted as Trophodiscus almus Fisher, 1917
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Smith, E. A. (1876). Descriptions of species of Asteridae and Ophiuridae from Kerguelen Islands. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 4th series,vol.17: 105-113., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19267007
page(s): 110 [details]   
Mah, C.L. (2024). World Asteroidea Database. Leptychaster E. A. Smith, 1876. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123250 on 2024-03-03
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-04-26 17:33:24Z
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original description Smith, E. A. (1876). Descriptions of species of Asteridae and Ophiuridae from Kerguelen Islands. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 4th series,vol.17: 105-113., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19267007
page(s): 110 [details]   

original description  (of Leptoptychaster E. A. Smith, 1879) Smith, E.A. (1879). Echinodermata. (Collections from Kerguelen Island). <em>Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London.</em> 168: 270-281., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/23850585#page/286/mode/1up
page(s): 271, 277 [details]   

original description  (of Glyphaster Verrill, 1909) Verrill, A.E. (1909). Remarkable development of starfishes on the Northwest American coast; hybridism; multiplicity of rays; teratology; problems in evolution; geographical distribution. <em>American Naturalist.</em> 43(513): 542-555., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43286584
page(s): 553 [details]   

original description  (of Leptychaster (Leptychaster) E. A. Smith, 1876) Smith, E. A. (1876). Descriptions of species of Asteridae and Ophiuridae from Kerguelen Islands. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 4th series,vol.17: 105-113., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19267007
page(s): 110 [details]   

original description  (of Parastropecten Ludwig, 1905) Ludwig, H. (1905). Asteroidea. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard.</em> 32: vii-xii, 1-292+ plates., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28866803 [details]   

original description  (of Priamaster Koehler, 1912) Koehler, R. (1912). Échinodermes nouveaux recueillis dans les mers antarctiques par le ‘Pourquoi Pas?' (Astéries, Ophiures et Échinides). <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 39: 151-163., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30143304
page(s): 157 [details]   

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

additional source Clark, A. M.; Downey, M. E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. <i>Chapman & Hall Identification Guides</i>, 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 [request] 
 
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