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ERMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten Gray, 1840 
AphiaID: 123245

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 editorPaxillosida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsterias aranciaca Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropectinidae Gray, 1840
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStellaria Nardo, 1834 (synonym according to Fisher (1908). Also a homonym of Nardo Moller 1832 (Mollusca-a xenophorid snail).)
Sources  original description Gray, J. E. (1840). XXXII. A synopsis of the genera and species of the class Hypostoma (Asterias, Linnaeus). Annals of the Magazine of Natural History. 6: 275-290., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2336044#page/309/mode/1up [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten bispinosus (Otto, 1823)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten gruveli Koehler, 1911
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten hermatophilus Sladen, 1883
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten ibericus Perrier, 1894
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten jonstoni (Delle Chiaje, 1827)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten platyacanthus (Philippi, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten spinulosus (Philippi, 1837)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten acicularis Norman, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten andromeda Müller & Troschel, 1842 accepted as 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 editorAstropecten antarcticus Studer, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Ludwig (1897).)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten arcticus M. Sars, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aster De Filippi, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten jonstoni (Delle Chiaje, 1827) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten crenaster Dujardin & Hupé, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten cristii Düben & Koren in Düben, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsilaster andromeda andromeda (Müller & Troschel, 1842) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten echinulatus Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten helgolandicus Greeff, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten luetkeni Barrett, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptychaster arcticus (M. Sars, 1851) (synonym according to M. Sars (1861))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten meridionalis Studer, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten mülleri Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten irregularis (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten myosurus Valenciennes (MS) in Perrier, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten bispinosus (Otto, 1823) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten pallidus Danielssen & Koren, 1877 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathybiaster vexillifer (Wyville Thomson, 1873) (synonym according to Koehler (1909))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten parelii Düben & Koren, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudarchaster parelii (Düben & Koren, 1846) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten perarmatus Perrier, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten aranciacus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Synonym according to Perrier (1875))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten sphenoplax Bell, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPersephonaster sphenoplax (Bell, 1892)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten squamatus Müller & Troschel, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten jonstoni (Delle Chiaje, 1827) (Synonym according to Sladen (1889))
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten subinermis (Philippi, 1837) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyaster subinermis (Philippi, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropecten tenuispinus Düben & Koren, 1846 accepted as 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 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 + fossil
Feedingtypes  omnivore [details]
predator [details]
scavenger [details]
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  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123245
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2008-01-19 09:31:50Z  changed  Mah, Christopher
  
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  Citation: Mah, C.; Hansson, H. (2008). Astropecten Gray, 1840. In: Mah, C.L. (2017). World Asteroidea database. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2017). European Register of Marine Species at http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/narms/narms.php?p=taxdetails&id=123245 on 2017-10-18
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